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Welcome to Stella ...

Stella is located in Patrick County<1>.

Stella is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Stella lies within the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Stella ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Stella - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Stella ...

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

  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Stella
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<4>
  • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Stella
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<4>
  • Madison [Rockingham County]
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    • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Stella
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<4>
  • Stuart [Patrick County]
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    • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Stella
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
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      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Stella
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<4>
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Stella
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<4>
    • Danbury [Stokes County]
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      • Danbury [Stokes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stella
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<4>
    • Nettleridge [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleridge
      • Nettleridge [Patrick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Stella
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleridge
    • Patrick Springs [Patrick County]
    • Preston [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Stella
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston

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 Stella. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stella.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stella. 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 Stella.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stella ...

Looking for more information about Stella? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Stella, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stella.

Adding Stella to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stella 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 Stella was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stella on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Patrick County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stella. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Patrick County: www.co.patrick.va.us/

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 Patrick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stella - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stella) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stella. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StellaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stella. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6307, Longitude: -80.0850    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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