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The town of Broadway is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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:

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.

  • Harrisonburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Bridgewater
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Luray
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Elkton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Shenandoah
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Shenandoah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah <5>
  • New Market
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Mount Jackson
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Jackson
    • Mount Jackson is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,144 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Mount Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jackson <5>
  • Stanley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
    • Stanley is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,676 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Stanley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley <5>
  • Dayton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Edinburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)

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>

From that list, the Broadway post office opened in 1880.

We also found Broadway in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Broadway.

The official website for Broadway:

The official website for Rockingham County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Broadway.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Broadway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Broadway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Broadway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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