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Welcome to Yale ...

Yale is located in Sussex County<1>.

Yale is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Yale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Yale - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Yale ...

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

  • Emporia [Emporia City]
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    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Yale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<4>
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
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    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Yale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<4>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Yale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<4>
  • Wakefield [Sussex County]
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    • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Yale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<4>
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    • Jarratt [Greensville County]
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      • Jarratt [Greensville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarratt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarratt<4>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<4>
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
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      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newsoms
    • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
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      • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<4>
    • Capron [Southampton County]
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      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capron
    • Branchville [Southampton County]
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      • Branchville [Southampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Yale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yale ...

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

Adding Yale to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Yale

The Communities of Virginia

About Sussex County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yale. 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 Sussex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Yale) 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 Yale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from YaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8454, Longitude: -77.2877    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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