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Welcome to Craigsville ...

The town of Craigsville is located in Augusta County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Craigsville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1854.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Craigsville has a population of 938 people<2> (see below for details).

Craigsville is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Craigsville is within the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Craigsville: 24430<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Craigsville had an population of 938 people. This is an increase of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Craigsville had a population of 923 people. This makes Craigsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Craigsville represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 923 people, the population of Craigsville decreased 5.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 979 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Craigsville.

Communities Also Named Craigsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Craigsville - they are located in Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Craigsville.

Communities near Craigsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Craigsville.

  • Staunton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Goshen
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Marble Valley
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble Valley
    • Marble Valley is located in Augusta County
  • Newport
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport is located in Augusta County
  • Deerfield
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerfield
    • Deerfield is located in Augusta County
  • Yost
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yost
    • Yost is located in Bath County
  • Middlebrook
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Brownsburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Arbor Hill
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbor Hill
    • Arbor Hill is located in Augusta County
  • Spottswood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spottswood
    • Spottswood is located in Augusta County

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 Craigsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Craigsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Craigsville. 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 Craigsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Craigsville. See our Newspapers Page for Craigsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craigsville ...

Looking for more information about Craigsville? 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 Craigsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Craigsville.

Adding Craigsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Craigsville 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 Craigsville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Craigsville post office opened in 1854.

We also found Craigsville in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Craigsville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Craigsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Augusta, 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 Craigsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Craigsville - 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 Craigsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Craigsville 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>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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