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Floyd, Virginia

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Welcome to Floyd ...

The town of Floyd is located in Floyd County<1> and is the County Seat for Floyd County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Floyd has a population of 445 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Floyd.

Floyd is 2,460 feet [750 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Floyd is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Floyd lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Floyd is located in the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Floyd: 24091<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Floyd had an population of 445 people. This is an increase of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Floyd had a population of 425 people. This makes Floyd the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 425 people, the population of Floyd decreased 1.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 432 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Floyd.

Communities Also Named Floyd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Floyd - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Floyd.

Communities near Floyd ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Floyd.

  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Floyd
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiansburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<6>
  • Stuart [Patrick County]
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    • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Floyd
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<6>
  • Pizarro [Floyd County]
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    • Pizarro [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Floyd
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  • Sowers [Floyd County]
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    • Sowers [Floyd County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Floyd
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pilot [Montgomery County]
    • Terrys Fork [Floyd County]
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      • Terrys Fork [Floyd County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Floyd
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    • Simpsons [Floyd County]
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      • Simpsons [Floyd County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Floyd
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpsons
    • Elamsville [Patrick County]
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      • Elamsville [Patrick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Floyd
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elamsville
    • Indian Valley [Floyd County]
    • Meadows of Dan [Patrick County]

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 Floyd. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Floyd.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Floyd. 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 Floyd.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Floyd. See our Newspapers Page for Floyd.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Floyd ...

Looking for more information about Floyd? 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 Floyd, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Floyd.

Adding Floyd to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Floyd 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 Floyd was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Floyd on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Floyd on our Genealogy Page.

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About Floyd County

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Floyd, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Floyd.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Floyd - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Floyd). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Floyd or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Floyd) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Floyd. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FloydOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floyd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9112, Longitude: -80.3202    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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