Meadows of Dan, Virginia

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Meadows of Dan
US 58 just outside Meadows of Dan
US 58 just outside Meadows of Dan
Meadows of Dan is located in Virginia
Meadows of Dan
Meadows of Dan
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Meadows of Dan is located in the US
Meadows of Dan
Meadows of Dan
Meadows of Dan (the US)
Coordinates: 36°44′11″N 80°23′43″W / 36.73639°N 80.39528°W / 36.73639; -80.39528Coordinates: 36°44′11″N 80°23′43″W / 36.73639°N 80.39528°W / 36.73639; -80.39528
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyPatrick
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
24120
GNIS feature ID1470328[1]

Meadows of Dan is an unincorporated community in Patrick County, Virginia, United States, where the Blue Ridge Parkway (milepost 178) crosses U.S. Route 58 (Jeb Stuart Highway). There are numerous country shops, classic houses, and restaurants in the community. It is located near the Patrick/Floyd county line about 20 miles east of Hillsville and about 14 miles northwest of Stuart, Virginia. The community's name is credited to one of its earliest English settlers, James Steptoe Langhorne, and comes from the beautiful meadows that abound near the Dan River which flows through the area. The community's motto as posted on the welcoming sign is "A simpler place in time". Meadows of Dan is located along the Crooked Road, Virginia and the Crooked Road, Virginia's heritage music trail and in the Rocky Knob American Viticultural Area.

The community of Meadows of Dan hosts an annual Folk Fair, in cooperation with the Virginia Peach Festival. Meadows of Dan was also a setting for the ministry of Reverend Bob Childress, whose life was chronicled in the book "The Man Who Moved a Mountain".

The Cockram Mill and Mayberry Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Meadows of Dan, Virginia
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.