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
Head Waters is located in the US
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 on US 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" (Map). 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.