Galax City of Galax, Virginia

Galax: Independent city in Virginia, United States

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Location of Galax on Virginia map.

About

Galax is a city located in the county of City of Galax in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,042 and a population density of 326 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,296 inhabitants.

The city was created 115 years ago in 1905.

Main St Galax Va image
Main St Galax Va
Main St Galax Va image

Geography

Galax is located at 36°39'40"N 80°55'26"W (36.6612400, -80.9239700). It has 2 neighbors: Carroll County and Grayson County.

Galax map

Galax Quick Facts

Population : 6,296 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Galax
Postal code : 24333
Phone Area Codes : 276
Area : 21.61 km2
Named for : Galax urceolata
Altitude : 2,372 feet / 723 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1906 (115 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:14:00 (25th September 2021)
Density : 291 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.85% (2010-2020)

Galax has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Galax decreased by 11.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,042 - census
2011 6,846 -2.86% estimation process
2012 6,852 0.09% estimation process
2013 6,931 1.14% estimation process
2014 6,899 -0.46% estimation process
2015 6,800 -1.46% estimation process
2016 6,604 -2.97% estimation process
2017 6,484 -1.85% estimation process
2018 6,348 -2.14% estimation process
2019 6,347 -0.02% estimation process
2020 6,296 -0.81% estimation process

Galax zip code is 24333. County name: Galax, County fips: 51640

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People born in Galax (5)

People born in Galax, including beauty pageant contestant Kylene Barker, football coach and player, college athletic director Bobby Dodd, politician Jim Scott, you can see a list of people who born in Galax.

  • Mary Holland (actor) she was born in 24/06/1985
  • Tim Beamer (American former football defensive back) he was born in 06/04/1948

Schools in Galax

College & universities near Galax, VA

Code Name City ZIP
234377 Wytheville Community College Wytheville (VA) 24382-3308

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Galax, VA

Code Name Address Type
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS

Post offices near Galax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Galax Post Office Galax (VA) 24333

Other places with the same name (1)

Distance to Other Cities

Galax distances to largest Virginia cities