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Trammel, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Virginia
County Dickenson
Elevation 1,749 ft (533 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24237
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1477119

Trammel is an unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. Trammel is located along Virginia State Route 63 7.6 miles (12.2 km) north of St. Paul. Trammel had a post office with ZIP code 24289 from October 8, 1919, to November 16, 2002; the community is now part of ZIP code 24237.

Trammel was first settled by a farmer named Hiram Keith. The first school in Trammel, known as the Delphia School, opened in 1898; a new schoolhouse was built for the school in 1924. The Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway began building a line through Dickenson County in 1913 and drove the last spike in Trammel in 1915; service to the community began in 1916.

Coal mining was the primary industry at Trammel in the 1920s.


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