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Grayson County / Galax City, Virginia Schools

Compiled by Paul B. Anderson FCCS (USN, Retired)
Kingsport, TN native living in Norfolk, VA
pbander@picusnet.com or pbander@yahoo.com

Grayson County / Galax Schools - 147 Total (Feb 20, 2003)
Corrections and additions are appreciated.

Sources: A Galax Gazette news paper article from the 1992-93 time frame that listed ALL schools that have existed in Grayson County. I've folded the ones I did not have into this listing and will update the Latitude/Longitude values as they become available.

Additional resources for this material are: USGS GNIS, Census Tiger files for Grayson County and Galax, AniMap 2.5, and Virginia waypoints from 'Expertgps.com'. Note for GPS users: The coordinate data is in the North American Datum 1983 (NAD83).

Grayson County / Galax City, Virginia Schools
No. Name of School Location Magisterial District
1 Arbutus School
2 Austin School (Historical) 36.64624, -80.996193 Old Town District
3 Baywood Elementary School 36.608463, -81.014245 Old Town District
4 Bedwell School
5 Bethel School (Historical) 36.692623, -81.272324 Elk Creek District
6 Beulah School
7 Big Springs School
8 Blue Ridge School (Historical) 36.570686, -80.865632 Old Town District
9 Bridle Creek Elementary School 36.618797, -81.243302 Wilson Creek District
10 Brush Creek School (Historical) 36.781234, -81.05481 Providence District
11 Burgess Store School (Historical) 36.594287, -81.62233 Wilson Creek District
12 Burtons School
13 Cabin Creek School   Wilson Creek District
14 Cave School
15 Central
16 Chestnut Hill School (Historical) 36.652069, -81.132035 Elk Creek District
17 Chestnut Ridge School
18 Clems (Klims) Branch School (Historical) 36.686511, -81.308434 Wilson Creek District
19 Cold Spring School (Historical) 36.575962, -81.033974 Old Town District
20 Collins School
21 Comers Creek School
22 Comers Rock School (Historical) 36.734287, -81.239541 Elk Creek District
23 Cornett's School
24 Cove School (Historical) 36.705955, -81.309548 Wilson Creek District
25 Cox's Chapel School
26 Crab Orchard School (Historical) 36.581516, -81.067582 Old Town District
27 Cross Roads School
28 Dell School (Historical) 36.739292, -81.021195 Providence District
29 Delp School
30 Elk Creek (colored)   Elk Creek District
31 Elk Creek Elementary School (Historical) 36.720684, -81.177818 Elk Creek District
32 Elk Creek High School   Elk Creek District
33 Eureka School (Historical) 36.705959, -81.031754 Providence District
34 Fairview Elementary School 36.583805, -80.910813 Old Town District
35 Fairwood School   Wilson Creek District
36 Fallville School
37 Felts Junior High School (Historical) 36.669021, -80.910073 Galax
38 Flat Ridge Elementary School 36.697841, -81.345124 Wilson Creek District
39 Flat Rock School (Historical) 36.642623, -81.111199 Elk Creek District
40 Forest School (Historical) 36.741512, -81.145089 Elk Creek District
41 Fox School
42 Fries (colored)   Providence District
43 Fries Middle School 36.714424, -80.973183 Fries, Providence District
44 Fries School
45 Galax Elementary School 36.658458, -80.925072 Galax
46 Galax High School 36.654571, -80.925072 Galax
47 Galax Middle School 36.65485, -80.923127 Galax
48 Glades (colored)   Old Town District
49 Gladeville (colored) (Historical) 36.688461, -80.888123 Galax
50 Glenwood School (Historical) 36.721508, -81.339547 Wilson Creek District
51 Gold Hill School (Historical) 36.603736, -81.260651 Wilson Creek District
52 Grant School   Wilson Creek District
53 Grassy Creek School   Wilson Creek District
54 Grayson County High School 36.62138, -81.146927 Independence, Elk Creek District
55 Grubbs (Chapel) School (Historical) 36.649009, -81.300652 Wilson Creek District
56 Guffey (Creek) School (Historical) 36.690399, -81.34816 Wilson Creek District
57 Hale School
58 Hampton Roads School   Old Town District
59 Hampton School
60 Harrington School
61 Haw Orchard School   Wilson Creek District
62 High Point School   Wilson Creek District
63 Hines Branch School
64 Hole School (Historical) 36.63985, -81.053696 Old Town District
65 Holly Ridge School   Wilson Creek District
66 Independence (colored)   Elk Creek District
67 Independence Elementary   Elk Creek District
68 Independence Middle School 36.621234, -81.14676 Independence, Elk Creek District
69 Independence School   Elk Creek District
70 Iron Mountain (Mountain View) School (Historical) 36.765678, -81.085091 Providence District
71 Johns Creek School (Historical) 36.627071, -81.075638 Elk Creek District
72 Knob Fork School
73 Laurel Creek School (Historical) 36.700954, -81.409829 Wilson Creek District
74 Laurel Spring School (Historical) 36.68568, -81.007302 Providence District
75 Little Helton School (Historical) 36.60012, -81.477334 Wilson Creek District
76 Little Wilson School (Historical) 36.633453, -81.405106 Wilson Creek District
77 Long Branch School
78 Long View School
79 Longs Gap School
80 Lund School (Historical) 36.645122, -81.235932 Elk Creek District
81 Lundy School (Historical) 36.714843, -81.250374 Elk Creek District
82 Major School   Wilson Creek District
83 Maple Shade School (Historical) 36.584568, -81.278985 Wilson Creek District
84 Maple Springs School
85 McKnight School   Old Town District
86 Meadow Creek School (Historical) 36.577072, -80.949524 Old Town District
87 Meadow View School
88 Mill Creek School (Historical) 36.617622, -81.462052 Wilson Creek District
89 Moore School (Historical) 36.660682, -81.035363 Old Town District
90 Mount Carmel School (Historical) 36.698734, -81.058144 Providence District
91 Mount Pisgah School (Historical) 36.699016, -80.979249 Old Town District
92 Mount Rogers Combined School 36.593822, -81.533745 Wilson Creek District
93 Mount Vernon School
94 Mount View School
95 Mountain Grove School
96 Mountain View School (Historical) 36.672348, -81.104531 Elk Creek District
97 Mud Creek School (Historical) 36.589008, -81.566781 Wilson Creek District
98 New Bethel School
99 Oak Grove (colored)
100 Oak Hill Academy 36.599399, -81.337296 Wilson Creek District
101 Oak Hill School (Historical) 36.67596, -80.907013 Galax (City)
102 Old Town (colored)
103 Osborne School (Historical) 36.592624, -81.193146 Elk Creek District
104 Peach Bottom School (Historical) 36.58556, -81.11139 Elk Creek District
105 Pine Branch School (Historical) 36.637344, -81.329827 Wilson Creek District
106 Pine Grove (Pinegrove) School (Historical) 36.690402, -80.963135 Old Town District
107 Piney Peak School
108 Pleasant Grove School (Historical) 36.609848, -81.09842 Elk Creek District
109 Pleasant Hill School
110 Poplar Grove School (Historical) 36.6268, -80.931183 Old Town District
111 Providence Elementary School 36.710197, -81.038895 Providence District
112 Razor Ridge School (Historical) 36.69123, -81.388718 Wilson Creek District
113 Rector School (Historical) 36.58374, -80.993134 Old Town District
114 Red School
115 Reedville (colored)
116 Reedy School
117 Rhudy (Rudy) School (Historical) 36.707901, -81.145371 Elk Creek District
118 River Hill (colored)   Old Town District
119 Rock Bridge (Rockbridge) School (Historical) 36.671508, -81.36538 Wilson Creek District
120 Rocky Hollow School   Wilson Creek District
121 Round Meadows School
122 Saddle Creek School
123 Salem School
124 Sandy Flats School
125 Shippies Branch School
126 Shoal Creek School (Historical) 36.613735, -81.194817 Elk Creek District
127 Shuler School
128 Snow Hill School (Historical) 36.588462, -80.882576 Old Town District
129 Spring Valley School
130 Stevens Creek Academy (Historical) 36.72861, -80.99833 Providence District
131 Stone (Chapel) School (Historical) 36.702621, -81.215096 Elk Creek District
132 Stony Knoll School
133 Summerfield School (Historical) 36.696514, -81.103974 Providence District
134 Taylors Chapel (colored)
135 Todd School
136 Tolivers School (Historical) 36.577907, -80.905358 Old Town District
137 Troutdale (Trout Dale) Elementary School (Historical) 36.70325, -81.4376 Troutdale, Wilson Creek District
138 Union School
139 Upper Helton   Wilson Creek District
140 Valley View School
141 Vaughan Elementary School (Historical) 36.7311, -80.982 Providence District
142 Virginia-(North) Carolina School (Historical) 36.575542, -81.394157 Wilson Creek District
143 Walnut Gate School
144 White Rock School
145 Whitetop School   Wilson Creek District
146 Wolf Knob School (Historical) 36.589565, -81.493996 Wilson Creek District
147 York Ridge School (Historical) 36.609012, -81.431763 Wilson Creek Distict