Hartwood, Virginia

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Hartwood
Unincorporated community
Hartwood is located in Northern Virginia
Hartwood
Hartwood
Hartwood is located in Virginia
Hartwood
Hartwood
Hartwood is located in the US
Hartwood
Hartwood
Location within the state of Virginia
Coordinates: 38°24′8″N 77°33′55″W / 38.40222°N 77.56528°W / 38.40222; -77.56528Coordinates: 38°24′8″N 77°33′55″W / 38.40222°N 77.56528°W / 38.40222; -77.56528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Stafford
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Hartwood is an unincorporated community in Stafford County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a U.S. state. Hartwood is located fifteen miles to the west of Fredericksburg.

The former Hartwood Airport is located near the community.

History[edit]

A post office called Hartwood has been in operation since 1832.[1] The community was named from the hart seen by settlers in the woods.[2]

Hartwood Manor and Hartwood Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stafford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Dyson, Cathy (July 20, 2003). "History and legend unlock origins of unusual names". The Free Lance-Star. pp. A7. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.