Dandy, Virginia

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Dandy is an unincorporated community in York County, Virginia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Dandy was established in 1906, and remained in operation until 1934.[2] The origin of the name "Dandy" is obscure.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dandy, Virginia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141.

Coordinates: 37°12′43″N 76°25′47″W / 37.212004°N 76.429586°W / 37.212004; -76.429586