Moon, Virginia

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Moon, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Moon, Virginia is located in Virginia
Moon, Virginia
Moon, Virginia
Moon, Virginia is located in the US
Moon, Virginia
Moon, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°26′36″N 76°17′34″W / 37.44333°N 76.29278°W / 37.44333; -76.29278Coordinates: 37°26′36″N 76°17′34″W / 37.44333°N 76.29278°W / 37.44333; -76.29278
Country United States
State Virginia
County Mathews
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23119
Area code(s) 804
GNIS feature ID 1470699[1]

Moon is an unincorporated community in Mathews County, Virginia, United States. Moon is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east-northeast of Mathews. Moon has a post office with ZIP code 23119.[2]

The origin of the name "Moon" is obscure.[3] Billups House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moon, Virginia
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. pp. 141–142. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.