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Welcome to Truhart ...

Truhart is located in King and Queen County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Truhart, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

Truhart is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Truhart is located in the (804) area code.

Communities near Truhart ...

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

  • West Point
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point <4>
  • Tappahannock
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock <4>
  • Urbanna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Romancoke
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
    • Romancoke is located in King William County
  • Cumnor
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
    • Cumnor is located in King and Queen County
  • Contra
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Contra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contra
    • Contra is located in King and Queen County
  • Crouch
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
    • Crouch is located in King and Queen County
  • Mattaponi
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Plum Point
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Point
    • Plum Point is located in New Kent County
  • Nesting
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nesting have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nesting
    • Nesting is located in Middlesex 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 Truhart. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Truhart.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Truhart ...

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

Adding Truhart to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Truhart 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 Truhart was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Truhart post office opened in 1886.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Truhart.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Truhart. 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 King and Queen, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Truhart - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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