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Welcome to Westwood ...
We aren't confident of the location of Westwood, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
Westwood is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Westwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Westwood is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.
Communities Also Named Westwood ...
While we believe that this Westwood is located in Hanover County, we know of another 5 Virginia communities named Westwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alleghany, Frederick, Henrico, Portsmouth City and Roanoke City.
Beyond Virginia, there are 81 communities that are also named Westwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (10), Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Quebec, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (3), Texas, Utah (2) and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westwood.
Communities near Westwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westwood.
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 Westwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westwood. 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 Westwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westwood. See our Newspapers Page for Westwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westwood ...
Looking for more information about Westwood? 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 Westwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westwood.
Adding Westwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Westwood 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 Westwood was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westwood on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hanover County: www.co.hanover.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022