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HistoryEdit

A post office was established as Janey in 1950, and closed in 1958.[2] It was named for Janey Owens, the postmaster's daughter.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Janey, Virginia
  2. ^ "Buchanan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  3. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names and Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 4. ISBN 978-1-57072-256-1.

Coordinates: 37°13′19″N 82°01′49″W / 37.22194°N 82.03028°W / 37.22194; -82.03028