Mavisdale, Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mavisdale, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Mavisdale, Virginia is located in Virginia
Mavisdale, Virginia
Mavisdale, Virginia
Mavisdale, Virginia is located in the US
Mavisdale, Virginia
Mavisdale, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°11′54″N 82°00′28″W / 37.19833°N 82.00778°W / 37.19833; -82.00778Coordinates: 37°11′54″N 82°00′28″W / 37.19833°N 82.00778°W / 37.19833; -82.00778
Country United States
State Virginia
County Buchanan
Elevation 1,365 ft (416 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24627
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1499716[1]

Mavisdale is an unincorporated community in Buchanan County, Virginia, United States. Mavisdale is located on State Route 624 7.5 miles (12.1 km) southeast of Grundy. Mavisdale has a post office with ZIP code 24627.[2]

History[edit]

Mavisdale may have been first known as Maize Dale, meaning "corn valley".[3] The post office at Mavisdale was established in 1938.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names and Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-1-57072-256-1. 
  4. ^ "Buchanan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 September 2014.