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Welcome to Damascus ...
The town of Damascus is located in Washington County.
The location of Damascus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Damascus has a population of 790 people<2> (see below for details).
Damascus is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Damascus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Damascus: (276)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Damascus had a population of 814 people. This makes Damascus the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Damascus represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 814 people, the population of Damascus decreased 17.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 981 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Damascus had an population of 790 people. This is a decrease of 2.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.47% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Damascus.
Communities near Damascus ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Damascus and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Damascus.
Communities Also Named Damascus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Damascus - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Damascus.
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 Damascus:
Websites for Damascus ...
Official Website: www.damascus.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Damascus ...
Looking for more information about Damascus? 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 Damascus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Damascus.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Damascus: www.damascus.org/
The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019