A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Bristol ...
The location of Bristol has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bristol has a population of 16,790 people<2> (see below for details).
The city of Bristol is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bristol lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bristol had a population of 17,835 people.
The population of Bristol represents 0.22% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,835 people, the population of Bristol increased 2.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,367 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 16,790 people. This is a decrease of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.32% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bristol.
Communities near Bristol ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bristol and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Bristol.
Communities Also Named Bristol ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Bristol: This one is located in and the other is located in Washington County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 44 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bristol.
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 Bristol:
Websites for Bristol ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...
Looking for more information about Bristol? 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 Bristol, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bristol.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bristol: www.bristolva.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019