Basham, Virginia

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Basham, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Basham, Virginia is located in Virginia
Basham, Virginia
Basham, Virginia
Basham, Virginia is located in the US
Basham, Virginia
Basham, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°02′10″N 80°20′33″W / 37.03611°N 80.34250°W / 37.03611; -80.34250Coordinates: 37°02′10″N 80°20′33″W / 37.03611°N 80.34250°W / 37.03611; -80.34250
Country United States
State Virginia
County Montgomery
Elevation 2,425 ft (739 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 540
GNIS feature ID 1477097[1]

Basham is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States. Basham is located at the junction of State Routes 615 and 726, 7.4 miles (11.9 km) south-southeast of Christiansburg.

A post office was established at Basham in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[2] The Frank Lawrence House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basham". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Montgomery County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.