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Welcome to Broadway ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Broadway, you might consider that their post office opened in 1880.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Broadway has a population of 3,986 people<2> (see below for details).
Broadway is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Broadway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Broadway lies within the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for Broadway: 22815<4>
Websites for Broadway ...
Official Website: www.town.broadway.va.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Broadway had an population of 3,986 people. This is an increase of 7.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 81.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Broadway had a population of 3,691 people. This makes Broadway the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Broadway represents 0.05% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,691 people, the population of Broadway increased 68.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,192 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Broadway.
Communities Also Named Broadway ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 29 communities that are also named Broadway - they are located in California (2), Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3) and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Broadway.
Communities near Broadway ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Broadway.
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 Broadway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Broadway.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Broadway. 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 Broadway.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Broadway. See our Newspapers Page for Broadway.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Broadway ...
Looking for more information about Broadway? 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 Broadway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Broadway.
Adding Broadway to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Broadway 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 Broadway was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Broadway in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Broadway.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Broadway: www.town.broadway.va.us/
The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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