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Welcome to Wirtz ...
The location of Wirtz has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Wirtz is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Wirtz lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wirtz is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.
Communities near Wirtz ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wirtz.
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 Wirtz. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wirtz.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wirtz. 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 Wirtz.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wirtz. See our Newspapers Page for Wirtz.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wirtz ...
Looking for more information about Wirtz? 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 Wirtz, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wirtz.
Adding Wirtz to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wirtz 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 Wirtz was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wirtz on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wirtz. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022