Blacksburg Rockbridge County, Virginia

Blacksburg: Town in Virginia, United States

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Location of Blacksburg on Virginia map.

About

Blacksburg is a town located in the county of Rockbridge in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 42,620 and a population density of 826 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 44,074 inhabitants.

The town was created 223 years ago in 1797.

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Blacksburg Virginia
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Geography

Blacksburg is located at 37°49'7"N 79°19'9"W (37.8187400, -79.3192000).

Blacksburg map

Weather

Blacksburg forecast: Sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Blacksburg Quick Facts

Population : 44,074 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Rockbridge County
Twitter username : Blacksburg_Gov
Postal code : 24060–24063
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 51.6 km2
Altitude : 2,077 feet / 633 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1798 (223 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:51:33 (18th October 2021)
Density : 854 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.3% (2010-2020)
Weather : 67℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Blacksburg increased by 3.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,620 - census
2011 42,621 0% estimation process
2012 42,640 0.04% estimation process
2013 43,481 1.93% estimation process
2014 43,692 0.48% estimation process
2015 43,808 0.26% estimation process
2016 44,555 1.68% estimation process
2017 44,386 -0.38% estimation process
2018 44,482 0.22% estimation process
2019 44,233 -0.56% estimation process
2020 44,074 -0.36% estimation process

Blacksburg zip code is 24060. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 51121

People born in Blacksburg (14)

People born in Blacksburg, including politician William Ballard Preston, politician John B. Floyd, libertarian activist and theorist of political economy Patri Friedman, you can see a list of people who born in Blacksburg.

  • William Frank Newton (American musician) he was born in 04/01/1906
  • Brandon Stokley (American football wide receiver) he was born in 23/06/1976
  • Wild Nothing (American musician) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Bob Roop (American professional and amateur wrestler) he was born in 22/07/1947
  • Jake Arians (American football player) he was born in 26/01/1978
  • Mike Devlin (American football player and coach) he was born in 16/11/1969
  • Ron Dayne (American football player, running back, Heisman Trophy winner) he was born in 14/03/1978
  • Haug Kuenheim (German journalist) he was born in 29/05/1934
  • Joseph F. Ware, Jr. (Flight Test Engineer, academic) he was born in 08/11/1969
  • Henry Lee Lucas (American serial killer) he was born in 23/08/1936
  • Henry A. Edmundson (American politician and Confederate Army officer (1814-1890)) he was born in 14/06/1814

Schools in Blacksburg

College & universities near Blacksburg, VA

Code Name City ZIP
233611 Southern Virginia University Buena Vista (VA) 24416

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blacksburg, VA

Code Name Address Type
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL
CLF Clifton Forge 400 Ridgeway Street RAIL
LYH Kemper Street station 825 Kemper St RAIL
CVS Charlottesville Union Station 810 West Main St RAIL
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS

Post offices near Blacksburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfield Post Office Fairfield (VA) 24435

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Rockbridge County

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

City Name Population Title
Glasgow 1,107 Town in Virginia
Goshen 371 Town in Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Blacksburg distances to largest Virginia cities