Lynchburg City of Lynchburg, Virginia

Lynchburg: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Lynchburg is a city located in the county of City of Lynchburg in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 75,568 and a population density of 588 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 81,561 inhabitants.

The city was created 265 years ago in 1756.

Lynchburg Quick Facts

Population : 81,561 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Lynchburg
Postal code : 24501–24506
Phone Area Codes : 434
Area : 128.58 km2
Official name : Lynchburg
Named for : John Lynch
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1757 (265 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 20:43:38 (27th May 2022)
Density : 634 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.35% (2010-2020)
Lynchburg locator map
Location of Lynchburg on Virginia map.
Lynchburg  Virginia downtown skyline image
Lynchburg Virginia downtown skyline
Lynchburg  Virginia downtown skyline image

Geography

Lynchburg is located at 37°24'50"N 79°8'32"W (37.4137500, -79.1422500). It has 3 neighbors: Amherst County, Bedford County and Campbell County.

Lynchburg map

Lynchburg has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Lynchburg increased by 7.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 75,568 - census
2011 76,584 1.33% estimation process
2012 77,269 0.89% estimation process
2013 77,940 0.86% estimation process
2014 78,141 0.26% estimation process
2015 79,134 1.25% estimation process
2016 79,710 0.72% estimation process
2017 80,523 1.01% estimation process
2018 81,309 0.97% estimation process
2019 82,168 1.05% estimation process
2020 81,561 -0.74% estimation process

Lynchburg zip code is 24501. County name: Lynchburg, County fips: 51680

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Best Things to Do in Lynchburg

1 SeaQuest Lynchburg

Rating: 4.9 (3111)

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2 Percival's Island Natural Area

Rating: 4.7 (819)

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Percival's Island Natural Area

3 Riverside Park

Rating: 4.6 (669)

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Riverside Park

4 Peaks View Park and playground

Rating: 4.6 (668)

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Peaks View Park and playground

5 Amazement Square

Rating: 4.6 (645)

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Where ot Eat in Lynchburg

1 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.5 (2402)

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2 IHOP

Rating: 3.7 (1270)

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IHOP

3 Outback Steakhouse

Rating: 3.9 (961)

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Outback Steakhouse

4 Red Lobster

Rating: 4 (743)

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Red Lobster

5 Bojangles

Rating: 4 (621)

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Bojangles

Other Places in Lynchburg

1 Lynchburg Utilities Department

Rating: 2.3 (7)

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2 City Hall

Rating: 3.4 (5)

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City Hall

3 Lynchburg Fire Department, Station 6 - Miller Park

Rating: 5 (1)

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Lynchburg Fire Department, Station 6 - Miller Park

4 Lynchburg Revenue Commissioner

Rating: 5 (1)

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Lynchburg Revenue Commissioner

5 Lynchburg Billing & Collection

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6 Lynchburg Treasurer's Office

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7 Perrymont Fellowship Hall

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9 Lynchburg City Map Room

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10 Lynchburg City Manager

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People born in Lynchburg (166)

People born in Lynchburg, including singer-songwriter Phil Vassar, politician Archibald Stuart, politician Pleasant Moorman Miller, .

List

  • Lucius Shepard (writer) he was born in 21/08/1947
  • Robert E. Rodes (Confederate Army general) he was born in 29/03/1829
  • Jerry Falwell (American evangelical pastor, televangelist, and conservative political commentator) he was born in 11/08/1933
  • Douglas Southall Freeman (American journalist) he was born in 16/05/1886
  • Robert Latham Owen (American politician (1856-1947)) he was born in 02/02/1856
  • Skeet Ulrich (American actor) he was born in 20/01/1970
  • Andrew Jackson Montague (American politician (1862-1937)) he was born in 03/10/1862
  • Romeo Crennel (American football player and coach) he was born in 18/06/1947
  • Deborah Adair (television actress) she was born in 23/05/1952
  • Charles Haley (American football player) he was born in 06/01/1964
  • Leland D. Melvin (NASA astronaut and engineer) he was born in 15/02/1964
  • Edward H. Griffith (American film director, screenwriter and producer) he was born in 23/08/1888
  • Samuel Untermyer (American lawyer and politician (1858-1940)) he was born in 06/03/1858
  • J. Eddie Peck (actor) he was born in 10/10/1958
  • Meriwether Lewis Walker (Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1924 to 1928) he was born in 30/09/1869
  • Brandon Inge (American baseball player) he was born in 19/05/1977
  • Carl Anderson (American singer, film and theatre actor (1945-2004)) he was born in 27/02/1945
  • James Ronald Chalmers (American lawyer, politician, and Brigadier-General in the Confederate States Army (1831-1898)) he was born in 11/01/1831

Schools in Lynchburg

College & universities near Lynchburg, VA

Code Name City ZIP
234137 Virginia University of Lynchburg Lynchburg (VA) 24501
232618 Centra College of Nursing Lynchburg (VA) 24501
233301 Randolph College Lynchburg (VA) 24503-1555
232609 University of Lynchburg Lynchburg (VA) 24501-3113
233286 Sylvain Melloul International Hair Academy Lynchburg (VA) 24502-2652

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lynchburg, VA

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

Post offices near Lynchburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Courthouse Lynchburg Post Office Lynchburg (VA) 24504
Rivermon Post Office Lynchburg (VA) 24503
Lynchburg Post Office Lynchburg (VA) 24506
Madison Heigh Post Office Madison Heights (VA) 24572
Fort Hill Post Office Lynchburg (VA) 24502

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in City of Lynchburg

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in City of Lynchburg , VA.

City Name Population Title
West Lynchburg 65,517 City in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lynchburg distances to largest Virginia cities