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Welcome to Front Royal ...

The town of Front Royal is located in Warren County<1> and is the County Seat for Warren County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Front Royal has a population of 15,278 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Front Royal is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Front Royal: (540)

The ZIP code for Front Royal: 22630<4>

Websites for Front Royal ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frontroyalchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Front Royal, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Front Royal had an population of 15,278 people. This is an increase of 5.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Front Royal had a population of 14,440 people (or 38.43% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Front Royal the county's most populous community.

The population of Front Royal represents 0.18% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,440 people, the population of Front Royal increased 6.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,589 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Front Royal.

Adding Front Royal to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Front Royal in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Front Royal elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Front Royal on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Front Royal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Front Royal - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Front Royal ...

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

  • Petersburg [Fauquier County]
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    • Petersburg [Fauquier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Front Royal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
  • Winchester [Winchester City]
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    • Winchester [Winchester City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Front Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
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    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Front Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<7>
  • Woodstock [Shenandoah County]
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    • Woodstock [Shenandoah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Front Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berryville [Clarke County]
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      • Berryville [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<7>
    • Stephens City [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephens City
      • Stephens City [Frederick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<7>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<7>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyce
      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<7>
    • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Brook
      • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<7>
    • Washington [Rappahannock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Rappahannock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Front Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Front Royal. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Front Royal.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Front Royal ...

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

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About Warren County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Front Royal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Warren County: www.warrencountyva.net/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Warren, 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 Front Royal.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Front Royal - 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 Front Royal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Front Royal 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Front Royal) 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 Front Royal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Front Royal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Front Royal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9227, Longitude: -78.1909    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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