Head Waters, Virginia

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Head Waters
Unincorporated community
A view of Head Waters, VA eastbound on U.S. 250
A view of Head Waters, VA eastbound on U.S. 250
Head Waters is located in Virginia
Head Waters
Head Waters
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 38°19′33″N 79°24′46″W / 38.32583°N 79.41278°W / 38.32583; -79.41278Coordinates: 38°19′33″N 79°24′46″W / 38.32583°N 79.41278°W / 38.32583; -79.41278
Country United States
State Virginia
County Highland
Elevation 2,047 ft (624 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24442
GNIS feature ID 1484004[1]

Head Waters (also Headwaters) is an unincorporated community in Highland County, Virginia, United States.[1] Head Waters is located approximately 4.25 miles (6.84 km) east of McDowell, Virginia on U.S. Route 250.[2][3] The South Fork South Branch Potomac River rises north of Head Waters,[4] hence the community's name.[5] Head Waters has a post office with ZIP code 24442.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Head Waters". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ Google (December 19, 2013). "Head Waters, Virginia". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Domestic Geographic Name Report Form - Head Waters, Virginia". U.S. Department of the Interior Board on Geographic Names. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "South Fork South Branch Potomac River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ Scott, Chris (2008). Highland County. Arcadia Publishing. p. 10. 
  6. ^ "Find Locations - Head Waters". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 19, 2013.