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Welcome to Warsaw ...

The town of Warsaw is located in Richmond County<1> and is the County Seat for Richmond County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Warsaw, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Warsaw has a population of 1,490 people<2> (see below for details).

Warsaw is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Warsaw lies within the (804) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Warsaw had an population of 1,490 people. This is a decrease of 1.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Warsaw had a population of 1,512 people (or 16.34% of the total population of Richmond County). This makes Warsaw the county's most populous community.

The population of Warsaw represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,512 people, the population of Warsaw increased 9.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,375 people).

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

Communities Also Named Warsaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Warsaw - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Warsaw ...

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

  • Tappahannock
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock <5>
  • Montross
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Nomini Grove
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nomini Grove
    • Nomini Grove is located in Westmoreland County
  • Rich Neck
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Neck
    • Rich Neck is located in Richmond County
  • Dunnsville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Farnham
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farnham
    • Farnham is located in Richmond County
  • Griffiths Corner
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffiths Corner
    • Griffiths Corner is located in Westmoreland County
  • Newland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
    • Newland is located in Richmond County
  • Simons Corner
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simons Corner
    • Simons Corner is located in Richmond County
  • Bowlers Wharf
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowlers Wharf
    • Bowlers Wharf is located in Essex County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Warsaw ...

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

Adding Warsaw to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Warsaw 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 Warsaw was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Warsaw in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Warsaw.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Richmond, 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 Warsaw.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warsaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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>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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