Hustle, Virginia

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Hustle, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Hustle is located in Virginia
Hustle is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°02′33″N 77°04′10″W / 38.04250°N 77.06944°W / 38.04250; -77.06944Coordinates: 38°02′33″N 77°04′10″W / 38.04250°N 77.06944°W / 38.04250; -77.06944
Country United States
State Virginia
County Essex
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 804
GNIS feature ID 1468437[1]

Hustle is an unincorporated community in Essex County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.


A post office called Hustle has been in operation since 1909.[2] The community was so named by a pickle vendor whose customers would "hustle" in to buy his product.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hustle, Virginia
  2. ^ "Essex County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Dyson, Cathy (July 20, 2003). "History and legend unlock origins of unusual names". The Free Lance-Star. pp. A7. Retrieved 3 May 2015.