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South Hill, Virginia
(Mecklenburg County)

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The location of South Hill

Welcome to South Hill ...

The town of South Hill is located in Mecklenburg County.

The location of South Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for South Hill: S. Hill

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, South Hill has a population of 4,377 people<2> (see below for details).

South Hill is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: South Hill lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for South Hill: (434)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Hill had a population of 4,650 people (or 14.21% of the total population of Mecklenburg County). This makes South Hill the county's most populous community.

The population of South Hill represents 0.06% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,650 people, the population of South Hill increased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,403 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, South Hill had an population of 4,377 people. This is a decrease of 5.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.59% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Hill.

Communities near South Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Macon (NC)   [Map]   112   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Norlina (NC)   [Map]   1,063   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alberta   [Map]   279   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boydton   [Map]   412   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brodnax   [Map]   275   E   5 miles [8 km]
Chase City   [Map]   2,234   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for South Hill.

Communities Also Named South Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named South Hill: This one is located in Mecklenburg County and the other is located in Chesapeake City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named South Hill - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South Hill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Hill. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Hill.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for South Hill:

Websites for South Hill ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Hill ...

Looking for more information about South Hill? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for South Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Hill.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for South Hill:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Hill.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7261, Longitude: -78.1263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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