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Welcome to Appalachia ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Appalachia, you might consider that their post office opened in 1898.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Appalachia has a population of 1,537 people<2> (see below for details).
Appalachia is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Appalachia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Appalachia: (276)
The ZIP code for Appalachia: 24216<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Appalachia had an population of 1,537 people. This is a decrease of 12.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Appalachia had a population of 1,754 people. This makes Appalachia the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Appalachia represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,754 people, the population of Appalachia decreased 4.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,839 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Appalachia.
Communities Also Named Appalachia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Appalachia - it's located in New Hampshire.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Appalachia.
Communities near Appalachia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Appalachia.
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 Appalachia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Appalachia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appalachia. 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 Appalachia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appalachia. See our Newspapers Page for Appalachia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appalachia ...
Looking for more information about Appalachia? 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 Appalachia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Appalachia.
Adding Appalachia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Appalachia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Appalachia was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Appalachia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Appalachia.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023