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Negro Foot, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Virginia
County Hanover
Elevation 295 ft (90 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1471367

Negro Foot is an unincorporated community in Hanover County, Virginia. It was also called Negro. Negro Foot, located off of Routes 54 and 671 in the Montpelier area (Hanover Co., Virginia) has a long history, most of which is oral tradition. The origin of the name Negro Foot is not known. In nearby Powhatan County (Virginia), there is a place called Negro Arm. It is not known if there is any correlation between the two.

Oral tradition has the location with the name Negro Foot as early as 1770, but the earliest documentation of the place name was found to be approximately 1830.

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