Roanoke County, Virginia

Roanoke County: County in Virginia, United States


Roanoke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,376 and a population density of 142 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 94,509 inhabitants. Its county seat is Roanoke. The county was created 185 years ago in 1837.

Quick Facts about Roanoke County

Population : 94,509 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Roanoke
Area : 650 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Roanoke River
Altitude : 1,020 feet / 311 meters
Capital : Roanoke
Establishment : January 01, 1838
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:57:39 (8th June 2023)
Density : 145 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.26% (2010-2020)
Roanoke County locator map
Location of Roanoke County on Virginia map.
Roanoke County courthouse image
Roanoke County courthouse
Roanoke County courthouse image


Roanoke County is located at 37°12'33"N 80°3'3"W (37.2090700, -80.0508500). It has 8 neighbors: Salem, Craig County, Bedford County, Botetourt County, Floyd County, Franklin County, Montgomery County and Roanoke.

Roanoke County map

The largest city of Roanoke County is Cave Spring with a population of 24,922. Other cities include, Hollins population 14,673 and Vinton population 8,128. See all Roanoke County cities & populated places.

Roanoke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Cave Spring 24,922 City in Floyd County, Georgia, United States
Hollins 14,673 City in Virginia, United States of America
Vinton 8,128 City in Iowa
Narrows 2,171 Town in Giles County, Virginia, United States

Roanoke County has 8 neighbours.


The population of Roanoke County increased by 2.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 92,376 - census
2011 92,815 0.47% estimation process
2012 92,738 -0.08% estimation process
2013 93,311 0.61% estimation process
2014 93,378 0.07% estimation process
2015 93,376 -0% estimation process
2016 93,528 0.16% estimation process
2017 93,939 0.44% estimation process
2018 94,086 0.16% estimation process
2019 94,186 0.11% estimation process
2020 94,509 0.34% estimation process

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People born in Roanoke County (4)

People born in Roanoke County, including United States federal judge James Clinton Turk, teacher in Harrisonburg Lucy F. Simms, politician Henry S. Trout, .


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Chesterfield County 358,245 County in South Carolina, United States
Henrico County 333,766 County in Virginia, United States
Chesapeake 247,011 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Norfolk 242,803 Independent city in Virginia, United States
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Richmond 232,226 Capital city of Virginia, United States
Arlington 229,164 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
City of Portsmouth 215,133 Administrative division in Virginia, United States
Newport News 179,062 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Alexandria 158,726 Independent city in Virginia, United States
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