Buchanan County, Virginia

Buchanan County: County in Virginia, United States


Buchanan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,098 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 20,613 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grundy. The county was created 164 years ago in 1857.

Quick Facts about Buchanan County

Population : 20,613 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Buchanan County, Buchanan County
Area : 1305 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : James Buchanan
Capital : Grundy
Establishment : January 01, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:12:49 (24th June 2022)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.91% (2010-2020)
Weather : 91℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Buchanan County locator map
Location of Buchanan County on Virginia map.
BuchananCoCourthouse image
BuchananCoCourthouse image


Buchanan County is located at 37°15'60"N 82°2'10"W (37.2666300, -82.0360300). It has 6 neighbors: Russell County, Pike County, McDowell County, Dickenson County, Tazewell County and Mingo County.

Buchanan County map

Buchanan County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buchanan County.

City Name Population Title
Grundy 883 Town of the United States


Buchanan County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 91. more

Buchanan County has 6 neighbours.

  • Grundy


According to census records, the population of Buchanan County decreased by 16.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,098 - census
2011 23,824 -1.15% estimation process
2012 23,822 -0.01% estimation process
2013 23,625 -0.83% estimation process
2014 23,152 -2.04% estimation process
2015 22,752 -1.76% estimation process
2016 22,212 -2.43% estimation process
2017 21,604 -2.81% estimation process
2018 21,369 -1.1% estimation process
2019 21,004 -1.74% estimation process
2020 20,613 -1.9% estimation process

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People born in Buchanan County (1)

American judge Elizabeth A. McClanahan was born in Buchanan County

Other places with the same name (3)

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