Woolwine, Virginia

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Woolwine
Unincorporated community
Woolwine is located in Virginia
Woolwine
Woolwine
Woolwine is located in the US
Woolwine
Woolwine
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 36°47′23″N 80°16′39″W / 36.78972°N 80.27750°W / 36.78972; -80.27750Coordinates: 36°47′23″N 80°16′39″W / 36.78972°N 80.27750°W / 36.78972; -80.27750
Country United States
State Virginia
County Patrick
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24185
GNIS feature ID 1500355[1]

Woolwine is an unincorporated community in northern Patrick County, Virginia, United States. The western terminus of State Route 40 is here, at State Route 8. The community lies in the Rocky Knob American Viticultural Area. Two covered bridges are located in Woolwine: the Jack's Creek Covered Bridge (built 1914) and the more recent Clifford Wood Covered Bridge (built 1977) which is privately owned. They span the Smith River. The Bob White Covered Bridge (built 1921), which also spanned the Smith River, was destroyed during flooding on September 29, 2015.[2]

Baseball player Herb Hash was born in Woolwine, near the location of the present day Woolwine Elementary School.

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The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Woolwine has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

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