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Welcome to South Hill ...

The town of South Hill is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

The location of South Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for South Hill: S. Hill

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Hill has a population of 4,370 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of South Hill.

South Hill is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

South Hill is within the (434) area code.

Websites for South Hill ...

Official Website: www.southhillva.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Hill had an population of 4,370 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.75% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 4,403 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near South Hill ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Hill.

  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase City
    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of South Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<6>
  • Victoria [Lunenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
    • Victoria [Lunenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of South Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victoria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victoria<6>
  • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenbridge
    • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of South Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenbridge<6>
  • Norlina [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norlina
    • Norlina [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of South Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norlina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norlina<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
      • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of South Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,003 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<6>
    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boydton
      • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of South Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boydton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<6>
    • Brodnax [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodnax
      • Brodnax [Brunswick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of South Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodnax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brodnax<6>
    • Alberta [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberta
      • Alberta [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of South Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alberta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberta
    • Macon [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
      • Macon [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of South Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<6>
    • Opie [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opie
      • Opie [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of South Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opie

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Hill.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Hill.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Hill. See our Newspapers Page for South Hill.

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.

Adding South Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for South Hill was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found South Hill in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for South Hill on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for South Hill

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

The official website for South Hill: www.southhillva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Mecklenburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 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 HillOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for South Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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