Tillmans, Virginia

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Tillmans (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°49′44″N78°38′12″W / 37.82889°N 78.63667°W / 37.82889; -78.63667 Coordinates: 37°49′44″N78°38′12″W / 37.82889°N 78.63667°W / 37.82889; -78.63667
CountryUnited States
State Virginia
County Albemarle
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1675151 [1]

Tillmans is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Tillmans". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved August 13, 2013.