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Welcome to Surry ...

The town of Surry is located in Surry County<1> and is the County Seat for Surry County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Surry has a population of 217 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Surry is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Surry is within the (757) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Surry had an population of 217 people. This is a decrease of 11.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Surry had a population of 244 people. This makes Surry the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 244 people, the population of Surry decreased 6.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 262 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Surry.

Communities Also Named Surry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Surry - they are located in Maine, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Surry ...

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

  • Newport News [Newport News City]
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    • Newport News [Newport News City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Surry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News<6>
  • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City]
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    • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Surry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<6>
  • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County]
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    • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Surry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
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    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Surry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wakefield [Sussex County]
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      • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Surry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
    • Claremont [Surry County]
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      • Claremont [Surry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Surry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
    • Ivor [Southampton County]
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      • Ivor [Southampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Surry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor<6>
    • Dendron [Surry County]
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      • Dendron [Surry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Surry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dendron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dendron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dendron<6>
    • Jamestown [James City County]
    • Itata [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itata
      • Itata [Surry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Surry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Itata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Surry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Surry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Surry ...

Looking for more information about Surry? 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 Surry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Surry.

Adding Surry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Surry 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 Surry was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Surry on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Surry County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.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 Surry, 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 Surry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Surry - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Surry) 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 Surry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SurryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1371, Longitude: -76.8333       In this case, the coordinates for Surry 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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