Wheeler, Virginia

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Wheeler, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Wheeler, Virginia is located in Virginia
Wheeler, Virginia
Wheeler, Virginia
Wheeler, Virginia is located in the US
Wheeler, Virginia
Wheeler, Virginia
Coordinates: 36°37′19″N 83°33′19″W / 36.62194°N 83.55528°W / 36.62194; -83.55528Coordinates: 36°37′19″N 83°33′19″W / 36.62194°N 83.55528°W / 36.62194; -83.55528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Lee
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1500308[1]

Wheeler is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Virginia. Wheeler is located along U.S. Route 58 6.5 miles (10.5 km) east-northeast of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. It is the southwesternmost populated place in Virginia.

History[edit]

The community was likely named for the Wheeler family of pioneer settlers.[2]

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