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Welcome to Virgilina ...

The town of Virgilina is located in Halifax County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Virgilina has a population of 135 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Virgilina.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Virgilina: The name Virgilina is a portmanteau<3> and it reflects the fact that the community lies immediately north of the Virginia and North Carolina border.

Virgilina is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Virgilina lies within the (434) area code.

The ZIP code for Virgilina: 24598<5>

Websites for Virgilina ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Virgilina, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Virgilina had an population of 135 people. This is a decrease of 12.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Virgilina had a population of 154 people. This makes Virgilina the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 154 people, the population of Virgilina decreased 3.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 159 people).

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

Communities Also Named Virgilina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Virgilina - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Virgilina ...

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

  • Oxford [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Virgilina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<8>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Virgilina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<8>
  • South Boston [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Virgilina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<8>
  • Halifax [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halifax
    • Halifax [Halifax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Virgilina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Virgilina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<8>
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Virgilina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Clover [Halifax County]
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Virgilina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<8>
    • Wilbourns [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilbourns
      • Wilbourns [Granville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Virgilina
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbourns
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
      • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Virgilina
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Virgilina ...

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

Adding Virgilina to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Virgilina on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Virgilina. 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 Halifax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Virgilina.
<3>A portmanteau (such as Virgilina) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, spoon and fork becomes spork.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Virgilina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Virgilina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Virgilina or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Virgilina) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Virgilina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VirgilinaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virgilina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5448, Longitude: -78.7746    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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