Appalachia Wise County, Virginia

Appalachia: Town in Virginia

About

Appalachia is a town located in the county of Wise in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,754 and a population density of 302 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,523 inhabitants.

The town was created 123 years ago in 1897.

Appalachia Quick Facts

Population : 1,523 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Wise County
Postal code : 24216
Phone Area Codes : 276
Area : 5.81 km2
Altitude : 1,647 feet / 502 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1898 (123 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:33:22 (4th December 2021)
Density : 262 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -15.17% (2010-2020)
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Location of Appalachia on Virginia map.
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Downtown Appalachia Virginia
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Geography

Appalachia is located at 36°54'24"N 82°46'55"W (36.9067600, -82.7818300).

Appalachia map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Appalachia decreased by 15.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,754 - census
2011 1,745 -0.52% estimation process
2012 1,727 -1.04% estimation process
2013 1,707 -1.17% estimation process
2014 1,664 -2.58% estimation process
2015 1,641 -1.4% estimation process
2016 1,617 -1.48% estimation process
2017 1,588 -1.83% estimation process
2018 1,558 -1.93% estimation process
2019 1,533 -1.63% estimation process
2020 1,523 -0.66% estimation process

Appalachia zip code is 24216. County name: Wise, County fips: 51195

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Local Places in Appalachia

People born in Appalachia (1)

Entrepreneur, Inventor, Engineer Wendell Brown was born in Appalachia

Schools in Appalachia

College & universities near Appalachia, VA

Code Name City ZIP
232788 Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap (VA) 24219

Post offices near Appalachia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Appalachia Post Office Appalachia (VA) 24216

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Wise County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wise County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Big Stone Gap 5,104 Town of the United States
Wise 2,885 Place in Virginia
Coeburn 1,835 Town of the United States
Pound 917 Town in Virginia
Saint Paul 847 Town in Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Appalachia distances to largest Virginia cities