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Welcome to Tuckahoe ...

Tuckahoe is located in Henrico County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tuckahoe, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1835.

Tuckahoe is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tuckahoe is located in the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Tuckahoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Tuckahoe - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Tuckahoe ...

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

  • Richmond
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Ashland
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Bon Air
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Lakeside
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
    • Lakeside is located in Henrico County
  • Laurel
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel is located in Henrico County
  • Tuckahoe Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckahoe Village
    • Tuckahoe Village is located in Henrico County
  • Chesterfield Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield Village
    • Chesterfield Village is located in Chesterfield County
  • Glen Allen
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Robious
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robious
    • Robious is located in Chesterfield County
  • Short Pump
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuckahoe ...

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

Adding Tuckahoe to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Tuckahoe post office opened in 1835.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tuckahoe.

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

The official website for Henrico County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuckahoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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