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Welcome to Botetourt County ...

Time Zone: Botetourt County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Fincastle is the Seat for Botetourt County.

Botetourt County was founded in 1796.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Botetourt had a population of 33,500 people. This is an increase of 1.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,148 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Botetourt represented 0.41% of the total population of Virginia.

Below are some of the communities located in Botetourt County:

  • Buchanan
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
    • Buchanan is located in Botetourt County (VA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan <2>
  • Fincastle
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
  • Troutville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
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