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Colonial Heights, Virginia
Welcome to Colonial Heights ...
The location of Colonial Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Colonial Heights: Colonial Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Colonial Heights has a population of 17,830 people<2> (see below for details).
The city of Colonial Heights is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Colonial Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Colonial Heights is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Colonial Heights had a population of 17,411 people (which is 100% of the total population of Colonial Heights City). This makes Colonial Heights the county's most populous community.
The population of Colonial Heights represents 0.22% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,411 people, the population of Colonial Heights increased 3.04% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 16,897 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Colonial Heights had an population of 17,830 people. This is an increase of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.52% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Colonial Heights.
Communities near Colonial Heights ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Colonial Heights.
Communities Also Named Colonial Heights ...
While we believe that this Colonial Heights is located in Colonial Heights City, we know of another 6 Virginia communities named Colonial Heights. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bristol City, Hampton City, Norfolk City, Roanoke City, Stafford and Washington County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 36 communities that are also named Colonial Heights - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (3), New York (2), North Carolina (6), Ohio, South Carolina (7), Tennessee and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colonial Heights.
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 Colonial Heights:
Websites for Colonial Heights ...
Official Website: www.colonial-heights.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Heights ...
Looking for more information about Colonial Heights? 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 Colonial Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colonial Heights.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Colonial Heights: www.colonial-heights.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018