Roanoke City of Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Roanoke is a city located in the county of City of Roanoke in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 97,032 and a population density of 874 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 99,058 inhabitants.

The city was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Roanoke Quick Facts

Population : 99,058 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Roanoke
Different from : Roanoke County
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 111.02 km2
Named for : Roanoke River
Altitude : 935 feet / 285 meters
Capital city : Roanoke is capital of Roanoke County
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (170 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:28:19 (16th May 2022)
Postal code : 24011
Density : 892 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.05% (2010-2020)
Roanoke locator map
Location of Roanoke on Virginia map.
Roanoke City 'Virginia' from Mill Mountain Star at Dusk image
Roanoke City 'Virginia' from Mill Mountain Star at Dusk
Roanoke City 'Virginia' from Mill Mountain Star at Dusk image

Geography

Roanoke is located at 37°16'15"N 79°56'29"W (37.2709700, -79.9414300). It has 2 neighbors: Salem and Roanoke County.

Roanoke map

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Roanoke has 2 neighbours.

  • Salem City in Page County, Virginia, United States
  • Roanoke County county in Virginia, United States

Demographics

The population of Roanoke increased by 2.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 97,032 - census
2011 96,782 -0.26% estimation process
2012 98,011 1.25% estimation process
2013 98,849 0.85% estimation process
2014 99,427 0.58% estimation process
2015 99,669 0.24% estimation process
2016 99,337 -0.33% estimation process
2017 98,986 -0.35% estimation process
2018 99,009 0.02% estimation process
2019 99,143 0.14% estimation process
2020 99,058 -0.09% estimation process

Roanoke zip code is 24011. County name: Roanoke, County fips: 51770

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Best Things to Do in Roanoke

1 Mill Mountain Star

Rating: 4.8 (3102)

2000 J B Fishburn Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Mill Mountain Star

2 Mill Mountain Park

Rating: 4.7 (2211)

2198 Mill Mountain Spur, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Mill Mountain Park

3 Elmwood Park

Rating: 4.5 (1354)

706 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011, United States ➦ Show Map

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Elmwood Park

4 Virginia Museum of Transportation

Rating: 4.6 (1142)

303 Norfolk Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Museum of Transportation

5 Explore Park

Rating: 4.7 (984)

56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Explore Park

Where ot Eat in Roanoke

1 Mellow Mushroom Roanoke

Rating: 4.3 (2056)

2239 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Mellow Mushroom Roanoke

2 Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint Roanoke

Rating: 4.6 (1660)

210 B Market St SE, Roanoke, VA 24011, United States ➦ Show Map

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Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint Roanoke

3 MISSION BBQ

Rating: 4.7 (1347)

2229 Colonial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015, United States ➦ Show Map

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MISSION BBQ

4 Chuck E. Cheese

Rating: 4.1 (1120)

4059 Electric Rd, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chuck E. Cheese

5 Hardee's

Rating: 3.3 (973)

605 9th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hardee's

Where to Stay in Roanoke

1 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Roanoke, VA

Rating: 4.3 (1013)

7860 Plantation Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019, United States ➦ Show Map

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Roanoke, VA

2 Ramada by Wyndham Roanoke

Rating: 2.4 (885)

1927 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014, United States ➦ Show Map

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Ramada by Wyndham Roanoke

3 Hampton Inn & Suites Roanoke-Downtown

Rating: 4.4 (667)

27 Church Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn & Suites Roanoke-Downtown

4 Days Inn by Wyndham Roanoke Civic Center

Rating: 2.1 (643)

601 Orange Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn by Wyndham Roanoke Civic Center

5 Econo Lodge Civic Center

Rating: 3.9 (514)

308 Orange Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016, United States ➦ Show Map

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Econo Lodge Civic Center

Other Places in Roanoke

1 Roanoke Trash Collection

Rating: 3 (1)

1802 Courtland Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24012 ➦ Show Map

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2 City of Roanoke Municipal Building

Rating: 5 (1)

215 Church Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24011 ➦ Show Map

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City of Roanoke Municipal Building

3 Agriculture & Consumer Services

2943 Peters Creek Rd #E, Roanoke, VA 24019, United States ➦ Show Map

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4 US Agricultural Department

36 Executive Cir, Roanoke, VA 24012, United States ➦ Show Map

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5 Roanoke Human Resources Department

215 Church Ave SW # 207, Roanoke, VA 24011 ➦ Show Map

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6 Roanoke City Council

215 Church Ave SW # 456, Roanoke, VA 24011 ➦ Show Map

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7 Roanoke City Business Licenses

215 Church Ave SW # 251, Roanoke, VA 24011 ➦ Show Map

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8 Roanoke City Clerk's Office

215 Church Ave SW # 456, Roanoke, VA 24011 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Roanoke (163)

People born in Roanoke, including astrophysicist and cosmologist John C. Mather, businessman, politician and diplomat Nicholas F. Taubman, politician Clifton A. Woodrum, .

List

  • Lynn Bari (American actress (1913-1989)) she was born in 18/12/1913
  • Tyler Lumsden (American baseball player) he was born in 09/05/1983
  • Henry L. Roediger III (American psychologist) he was born in 24/07/1947
  • Tiki Barber (American football player, running back) he was born in 07/04/1975
  • J. R. Reynolds (American basketball player) he was born in 09/05/1984
  • James Hylton (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 26/08/1934
  • John Payne (American actor) he was born in 28/05/1912
  • Tony Atlas (American professional wrestler, bodybuilder, and powerlifter) he was born in 23/04/1954
  • Tabitha Smith (superhero in Marvel Universe)
  • Eric Weinrich (American ice hockey player) he was born in 19/12/1966
  • W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (American government official (1912-1994)) he was born in 14/03/1912
  • Don Pullen (American jazz pianist and organist) he was born in 25/12/1941
  • Edward Smith Craighill Handy (American ethnologist) he was born in 22/09/1892
  • Frank Shaughnessy, Jr. (Canadian/American ice hockey player) he was born in 21/06/1911
  • Eustace Mullins (American antisemitic populist writer, biographer, and Holocaust denier) he was born in 09/03/1923
  • Louis A. Johnson (American politician (1891-1966)) he was born in 10/01/1891
  • Ronde Barber (American football player, defensive back) he was born in 07/04/1975
  • Henry H. Fowler (American lawyer and politician (1908-2000)) he was born in 05/09/1908

Schools in Roanoke

College & universities near Roanoke, VA

Code Name City ZIP
231837 Radford University-Carilion Roanoke (VA) 24013
231280 Paul Mitchell the School-Roanoke Roanoke (VA) 24015
459082 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Roanoke (VA) 24016-4950
233949 Virginia Western Community College Roanoke (VA) 24015
232797 American National University Salem (VA) 24153

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Roanoke, VA

Code Name Address Type
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
CLF Clifton Forge 400 Ridgeway Street RAIL
WSS White Sulphur Springs 315 West Main Street RAIL
LYH Kemper Street station 825 Kemper St RAIL

Post offices near Roanoke

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Roanok Post Office Roanoke (VA) 24011
Roanok Post Office Roanoke (VA) 24022
Roanoke Carrier Annex Post Office Roanoke (VA) 24012
South Roanok Post Office Roanoke (VA) 24014
Grandin Road Post Office Roanoke (VA) 24015

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Other cities in City of Roanoke

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

City Name Population Title
Cedar Bluff 998 Town in Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Roanoke distances to largest Virginia cities