Hartwood, Virginia

Unincorporated community in Virginia, United States
38°24′8″N 77°33′55″W / 38.40222°N 77.56528°W / 38.40222; -77.56528Coordinates 22: 38°24′8″N 77°33′55″W / 38.40222°N 77.56528°W / 38.40222; -77.56528CountryUnited StatesStateVirginiaCountyStaffordTime zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST)) • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Hartwood is an unincorporated community in Stafford County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a U.S. state.[1] Hartwood is located fifteen miles northwest of Fredericksburg.[citation needed]

The former Hartwood Airport is located near the community.

History

A post office called Hartwood has been in operation since 1832.[2] The district was named from the hart seen by settlers in the woods.[3]

Hartwood Manor and Hartwood Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

References

  1. ^ Dodd, Anita L.; Lee, M. Amanda (2007). Stafford County. Arcadia Publishing. p. ix. ISBN 9780738544106.
  2. ^ "Stafford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  3. ^ Dyson, Cathy (July 20, 2003). "History and legend unlock origins of unusual names". The Free Lance-Star. pp. A7. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
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