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Welcome to Zoar ...
So far, we found very little information about Zoar. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Zoar to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Zoar, please Contact Us.
The location of Zoar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Zoar, you might consider that their post office opened in 1892.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Zoar is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Zoar was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Zoar once stood is in the (804) area code.
Websites for Zoar ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.chesterfieldchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Zoar, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Zoar ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 15 communities that are also named Zoar - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Zoar.
Communities near Zoar ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Zoar.
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 Zoar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zoar.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Zoar. 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 Zoar.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Zoar. See our Newspapers Page for Zoar.
Adding Zoar to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Zoar in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Zoar was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Zoar on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Zoar.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024