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Welcome to Walkerton ...

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

Walkerton is near sea level<2>.

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

Walkerton is within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Walkerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Walkerton - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Ontario and Texas.

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

Communities near Walkerton ...

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

  • West Point [King William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [King William County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Walkerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Walkerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<5>
  • Cumnor [King and Queen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
    • Cumnor [King and Queen County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Walkerton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumnor
  • Millers Tavern [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Tavern
    • Millers Tavern [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Walkerton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Tavern
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cauthornville [King and Queen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cauthornville
      • Cauthornville [King and Queen County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Walkerton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cauthornville
    • Westwood [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood
      • Westwood [Hanover County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Walkerton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwood
    • Dunnsville [Essex County]
    • New Kent [New Kent County]
    • Romancoke [King William County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
      • Romancoke [King William County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Walkerton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romancoke
    • Tuck Fork [King William County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuck Fork
      • Tuck Fork [King William County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Walkerton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuck Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walkerton ...

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

Adding Walkerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walkerton. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Walkerton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walkerton) 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 Walkerton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalkertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7268, Longitude: -77.0226    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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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