Fife, Virginia

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Fife is an unincorporated community in Goochland County, Virginia.[1]


Variant names were "Fife's" and "Fifes".[1] A post office called Fife's was established in 1827, and the name was changed to Fife in 1893.[2] The community has the name of the Fife family, original owner of the town site.[3]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fife
  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. 50.

Coordinates: 37°44′58″N 78°03′43″W / 37.749389°N 78.061918°W / 37.749389; -78.061918