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Welcome to Thornburg ...

Thornburg is located in Spotsylvania County<1>.

Thornburg is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Thornburg is located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Thornburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Thornburg - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Thornburg ...

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

  • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericksburg
    • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Thornburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<5>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Thornburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,175 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Port Royal [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
    • Port Royal [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Thornburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<5>
  • Snell [Spotsylvania County]
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    • Marye [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marye
      • Marye [Spotsylvania County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Thornburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marye
    • Spotsylvania Courthouse [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spotsylvania Courthouse
      • Spotsylvania Courthouse [Spotsylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Thornburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spotsylvania Courthouse
    • Leavells [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavells
      • Leavells [Spotsylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Thornburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leavells
    • Post Oak [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Oak
      • Post Oak [Spotsylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Thornburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Oak
    • Partlow [Spotsylvania County]
    • McHenry [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
      • McHenry [Spotsylvania County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Thornburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thornburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Spotsylvania County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spotsylvania County: www.spotsylvania.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 Spotsylvania, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thornburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thornburg) 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 Thornburg. 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 Thornburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thornburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1337, Longitude: -77.5215    
<5>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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