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Welcome to Dayton ...
The town of Dayton is located in Rockingham County.
When the people of Dayton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Daytonian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Dayton has a population of 1,606 people<2> (see below for details).
Dayton is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dayton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dayton lies within the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for Dayton: 22821<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dayton had a population of 1,530 people. This makes Dayton the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Dayton represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,530 people, the population of Dayton increased 13.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,344 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dayton had an population of 1,606 people. This is an increase of 4.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.49% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dayton.
Communities near Dayton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dayton and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dayton.
Communities Also Named Dayton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Dayton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (7), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Washington (3), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dayton.
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 Dayton:
Websites for Dayton ...
Official Website: www.townofdaytonva.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dayton ...
Looking for more information about Dayton? 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 Dayton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dayton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dayton: www.townofdaytonva.us/
The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019