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Welcome to Varina Grove ...

Varina Grove is located in Henrico County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Varina Grove: Varina Grv.

Varina Grove is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Varina Grove is within the (804) area code.

Communities near Varina Grove ...

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

  • Richmond (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
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    • Richmond lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Varina Grove and is located in Richmond City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<4>
  • Petersburg (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Petersburg lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Varina Grove and is located in Petersburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<4>
  • Hopewell (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
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    • Hopewell lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Varina Grove and is located in Hopewell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<4>
  • Colonial Heights (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
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    • Colonial Heights lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Varina Grove and is located in Colonial Heights City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<4>
  • Oakland (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Oakland lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Varina Grove and is located in Henrico County
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  • Bellwood (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
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    • Bellwood lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Varina Grove and is located in Chesterfield County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bensley Village (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bensley Village
    • Bensley Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Varina Grove and is located in Chesterfield County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bensley Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bensley (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bensley
    • Bensley lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Varina Grove and is located in Chesterfield County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bensley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lee Park (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee Park
    • Lee Park lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Varina Grove and is located in Henrico County
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  • Meadowville (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowville
    • Meadowville lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Varina Grove and is located in Chesterfield County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Varina Grove ...

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

Adding Varina Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Varina Grove 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 Varina Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Varina Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Varina Grove

The Communities of Virginia

About Henrico County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.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 Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Varina Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Varina Grove) 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 Varina Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Varina GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Varina Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4430, Longitude: -77.3481    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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