Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia

Big Stone Gap: Town of the United States


Big Stone Gap is a town located in the county of Wise in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,614 and a population density of 435 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,104 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Big Stone Gap

Population : 5,104 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Wise County
Postal code : 24219
Phone Area Codes : 276
Area : 12.89 km2
Altitude : 1,535 feet / 468 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:36:29 (30th November 2022)
Density : 396 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.99% (2010-2020)
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Big Stone Gap is located at 36°52'54"N 82°44'50"W (36.8817600, -82.7471000).

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According to census records, the population of Big Stone Gap decreased by 9.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,614 - census
2011 5,619 0.09% estimation process
2012 5,579 -0.72% estimation process
2013 5,536 -0.78% estimation process
2014 5,442 -1.73% estimation process
2015 5,385 -1.06% estimation process
2016 5,325 -1.13% estimation process
2017 5,258 -1.27% estimation process
2018 5,192 -1.27% estimation process
2019 5,132 -1.17% estimation process
2020 5,104 -0.55% estimation process

Big Stone Gap zip code is 24219. County name: Wise, County fips: 51195

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People born in Big Stone Gap (10)

People born in Big Stone Gap, including politician A. Linwood Holton, Jr., footballer player from the United States Thomas Jones, film director Adriana Trigiani, .


  • Julius Jones (Player of American football) he was born in 14/08/1981
  • Leanza Cornett (American beauty pageant contestant) she was born in 10/06/1971
  • C. C. Swiney (American actor, writer and musician) he was born in 13/08/1981
  • Sam McCorkle (American football player and coach) he was born in 19/11/1949
  • Stoney Willis (American football quarterback (1912-1994)) he was born in 17/06/1912
  • Henry Stuart Carter (American politician) he was born in 05/09/1910
  • Jerry H. Geisler he was born in 06/07/1934

Schools in Big Stone Gap

College & universities near Big Stone Gap, VA

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

Post offices near Big Stone Gap

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Stone Ga Post Office East Stone Gap (VA) 24246

Other cities in Wise County

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

City Name Population Title
Wise 2,885 Place in Virginia
Coeburn 1,835 Town of the United States
Appalachia 1,523 Town in Virginia
Pound 917 Town in Virginia
Saint Paul 847 Town in Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Big Stone Gap distances to largest Virginia cities