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Welcome to Airpoint ...

Airpoint is located in Roanoke County<1>.

The location of Airpoint has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Airpoint is 2,650 feet [808 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Airpoint is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Airpoint lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Airpoint is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Adding Airpoint to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Airpoint in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Airpoint elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Airpoint on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Airpoint on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Airpoint ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Airpoint.

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Airpoint
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksburg
    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Airpoint
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
  • Salem [Salem City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Salem City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Airpoint
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christiansburg
    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Airpoint
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiansburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vinton [Roanoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Airpoint
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
      • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Airpoint
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Airpoint
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • Wabun [Roanoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabun
      • Wabun [Roanoke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Airpoint
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wabun
    • Cave Spring [Roanoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Roanoke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Airpoint
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
    • Elliston [Montgomery County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Airpoint. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Airpoint.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Airpoint. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Airpoint.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Airpoint ...

Looking for more information about Airpoint? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Airpoint, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Airpoint.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Airpoint. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Roanoke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Airpoint - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Airpoint) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Airpoint. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1712, Longitude: -80.1142       In this case, the coordinates for Airpoint have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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