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Welcome to Fincastle ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fincastle has a population of 341 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fincastle.
Fincastle is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fincastle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Fincastle: (540)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fincastle had an population of 341 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.01% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Fincastle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fincastle.
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 Fincastle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fincastle.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fincastle.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fincastle. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Fincastle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fincastle in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fincastle was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fincastle on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fincastle on our Genealogy Page.
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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: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022