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Welcome to Bent Mountain ...

Bent Mountain is located in Roanoke County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Bent Mountain: Bent Mtn. (or less commonly used: Bent Mntn.)

Bent Mountain is 2,610 feet [796 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Bent Mountain is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Bent Mountain lies within the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Bent Mountain: 24059<3>

Communities near Bent Mountain ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
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    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Bent Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,058 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Bent Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Bent Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Bent Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,399 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vinton [Roanoke County]
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      • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Bent Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
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      • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bent Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
    • Floyd [Floyd County]
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      • Floyd [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Bent Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floyd<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
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      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Bent Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • Algoma [Franklin County]
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      • Algoma [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Bent Mountain
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    • Shawsville [Montgomery County]
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      • Shawsville [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Bent Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawsville<5>

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 Bent Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bent Mountain.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bent Mountain. 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 Bent Mountain.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bent Mountain ...

Looking for more information about Bent Mountain? 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 Bent Mountain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bent Mountain.

Adding Bent Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bent Mountain was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bent Mountain on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Bent Mountain

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About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bent Mountain. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Bent Mountain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bent Mountain). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bent Mountain or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Bent Mountain) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bent Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bent MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bent Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1413, Longitude: -80.1194    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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