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Victoria, Virginia
(Lunenburg County)

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The location of Victoria

Welcome to Victoria ...

The town of Victoria is located in Lunenburg County.

The location of Victoria has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Victoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Victorian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Victoria has a population of 1,642 people<3> (see below for details).

Victoria is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Victoria lies within the (434) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Victoria had a population of 1,725 people (which is 13.36% of the total population of Lunenburg County). This makes Victoria the county's most populous community.

The population of Victoria represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,725 people, the population of Victoria decreased 5.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,821 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Victoria had an population of 1,642 people. This is a decrease of 4.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.83% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Victoria.

Communities near Victoria ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Victoria and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Blackstone   [Map]   3,396   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burkeville   [Map]   405   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chase City   [Map]   2,234   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Crewe   [Map]   2,171   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dunns Corner   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kenbridge   [Map]   1,206   E   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Victoria.

Communities Also Named Victoria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Victoria: This one is located in Lunenburg County and the other is located in Rockbridge County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 43 communities that are also named Victoria - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Victoria. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Victoria. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Victoria. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Victoria:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Victoria ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Victoria refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Victoria may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Victoria.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Victoria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Victoria) 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 Victoria. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Victoria

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victoria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9947, Longitude: -78.2242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Victoria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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