Trammel, Virginia facts for kids
|Elevation||1,749 ft (533 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|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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