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Welcome to Toga ...

Toga is located in Buckingham County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Toga, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

Toga is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Toga: (434)

Communities Also Named Toga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Toga - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Toga ...

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

  • Farmville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville is located in Prince Edward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,842 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmville <4>
  • Appomattox
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Dillwyn
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn is located in Buckingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn <4>
  • Pamplin City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Alcoma
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoma
    • Alcoma is located in Buckingham County
  • Buckingham
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Enonville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enonville
    • Enonville is located in Buckingham County
  • Mount Vinco
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vinco have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vinco
    • Mount Vinco is located in Buckingham County
  • Bent Creek
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bent Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Creek
    • Bent Creek is located in Appomattox County
  • Curdsville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curdsville
    • Curdsville is located in Buckingham County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Toga ...

Looking for more information about Toga? 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 Toga, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Toga.

Adding Toga to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Toga was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Toga post office opened in 1880.

We also found Toga in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Toga.

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

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 Buckingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toga - 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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