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Ladysmith, Virginia
Central intersection in Ladysmith
Central intersection in Ladysmith
Ladysmith, Virginia is located in Virginia
Ladysmith, Virginia
Ladysmith, Virginia
Location in Virginia
Ladysmith, Virginia is located in the United States
Ladysmith, Virginia
Ladysmith, Virginia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Virginia
County Caroline
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22501
Area code(s) 804
GNIS feature ID 1469093

Ladysmith is an unincorporated community in Caroline County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is located along US 1 and SR 639 (former SR 229), northwest of Ruther Glen and 1 mile (1.6 km) west of I-95 exit 110. The community contains attractions such as the Pendleton Golf Club, which is addressed as being in Ruther Glen.

History

A post office called Ladysmith has been in operation since 1928. The community was named after Ladysmith, in South Africa. An alternate folk etymology maintains the community has the name of one Miss Smith, original owner of the site.

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