Thompson Valley, Virginia

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Thompson Valley, Virginia
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Thompson Valley, Virginia
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Thompson Valley, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°04′42″N81°32′51″W / 37.07833°N 81.54750°W / 37.07833; -81.54750 Coordinates: 37°04′42″N81°32′51″W / 37.07833°N 81.54750°W / 37.07833; -81.54750
Country United States
State Virginia
County Tazewell
Elevation 2,753 ft (839 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1487886 [1]

Thompson Valley is an unincorporated community located in Tazewell County, Virginia.

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