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Welcome to Emporia ...
The location of Emporia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Emporia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Emporian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Emporia has a population of 5,282 people<3> (see below for details).
The city of Emporia is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Emporia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Emporia had a population of 5,927 people.
The population of Emporia represents 0.07% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,927 people, the population of Emporia increased 4.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,665 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Emporia had an population of 5,282 people. This is a decrease of 10.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.76% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Emporia.
Communities near Emporia ...
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 Emporia and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Emporia.
Communities Also Named Emporia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Emporia - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Emporia.
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 Emporia:
Websites for Emporia ...
Official Website: www.ci.emporia.va.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Emporia ...
Looking for more information about Emporia? 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 Emporia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Emporia.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Emporia: www.ci.emporia.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2019