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Welcome to Roanoke ...
The city of Roanoke is located in Randolph County.
The location of Roanoke has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Roanoke refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Roanoker<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Roanoke has a population of 5,934 people<3> (see below for details).
Roanoke is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Roanoke lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Roanoke (for example, toward Corinth (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Roanoke is located in the (334) area code.
The ZIP code for Roanoke: 36274<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Roanoke had a population of 6,074 people (which is 26.51% of the total population of Randolph County). This makes Roanoke the county's most populous community.
The population of Roanoke represents 0.13% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,074 people, the population of Roanoke decreased 7.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,563 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Roanoke had an population of 5,934 people. This is a decrease of 2.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.58% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Roanoke.
Communities near Roanoke ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Roanoke and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Roanoke.
Communities Also Named Roanoke ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Roanoke - they are located in Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roanoke.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Roanoke:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roanoke ...
Looking for more information about Roanoke? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Roanoke, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roanoke.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019