Lively, Virginia

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Lively
Unincorporated community
Central Lively
Central Lively
Lively is located in Virginia
Lively
Lively
Lively is located in the US
Lively
Lively
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°46′40″N 76°30′49″W / 37.77778°N 76.51361°W / 37.77778; -76.51361Coordinates: 37°46′40″N 76°30′49″W / 37.77778°N 76.51361°W / 37.77778; -76.51361
Country United States
State Virginia
County Lancaster
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Lively is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County in the U. S. state of Virginia. Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington, was born in Lively.[1]

The origin of the name "Lively" is obscure.[2] Fox Hill Plantation and St. Mary's, Whitechapel are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

State delegate Robert O. Norris, Jr. was born in Lively.

Demographics[edit]

The town has no police force of its own, but is protected by Lancaster County Sheriff's Office. Emergency medical services are provided by the Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, and fire suppression by the Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lively, Virginia
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. pp. 141–142. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.