Negro Foot, Virginia
|Elevation||295 ft (90 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1471367|
The origin of the name is obscure. Some say the community was named from an incident when a slave's foot was amputated to prevent another escape, while others believe an act of cannibalism caused the name to be selected. The name "Nigger Foot" appears in older publications. A variant name is "Negro".
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Negro Foot
- "Hinkle: Would you ask a friend to lunch at Negro Foot?". Richmond Times Dispatch. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
- "It's time to change Virginia's racist place-names". Richmond Times-Dispatch. July 11, 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
- Biographical Record of Bartholomew County, Indiana: Including Biographies of the Governors and Other Representative Citizens of Indiana. 1904. p. 506.