The location of Fincastle
Welcome to Fincastle ...
The town of Fincastle is located in Botetourt County and is the County Seat for Botetourt County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fincastle has a population of 338 people<1> (see below for details).
Fincastle is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Fincastle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Fincastle is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fincastle had a population of 353 people. This makes Fincastle the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 353 people, the population of Fincastle decreased 1.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 359 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fincastle had an population of 338 people. This is a decrease of 4.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.85% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Fincastle ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fincastle.
Communities Also Named Fincastle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Fincastle - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fincastle.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fincastle. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fincastle. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fincastle. Our list includes 16 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fincastle:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fincastle ...
Looking for more information about Fincastle? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Fincastle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fincastle.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fincastle. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Botetourt County: www.co.botetourt.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fincastle.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fincastle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Fincastle. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fincastle) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fincastle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fincastle
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fincastle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4990, Longitude: -79.8754 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Fincastle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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