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Dendron is a town in Surry County, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.
The community name derives from Greek for "tree," because of the local lumber industry
The latitude of Dendron is 37.045N. The longitude is -76.936W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 118 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 292.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dendron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Surry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23839 ZIP code.
7% of Dendron residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dendron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dendron was $15,643, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Dendron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dendron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $586.
Surry County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dendron political report.
The average commute time for Dendron workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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