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Welcome to Willis ...
The location of Willis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Willis is 2,720 feet [829 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Willis is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Willis lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Willis: (540)
Communities Also Named Willis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Willis: This one is located in Floyd County and the other is located in Russell County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 20 communities that are also named Willis - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee (3), Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Willis.
Communities near Willis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Willis.
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 Willis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Willis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Willis. 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 Willis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Willis. See our Newspapers Page for Willis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willis ...
Looking for more information about Willis? 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 Willis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Willis.
Adding Willis to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Willis 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 Willis was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Willis on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Willis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Floyd County: www.fin.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022