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Welcome to Goodview ...

Goodview is located in Bedford County<1>.

The location of Goodview has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Goodview is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Goodview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Goodview - they are located in Indiana and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Goodview ...

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

  • Roanoke (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Goodview and is located in Roanoke City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Salem (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
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    • Salem lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Goodview and is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Radford (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Radford lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Goodview and is located in Bedford County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
  • Vinton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Goodview and is located in Roanoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Bedford (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Bedford lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Goodview and is located in Bedford City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<5>
  • Rocky Mount (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Goodview and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Troutville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Troutville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Goodview and is located in Botetourt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
  • Boones Mill (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
    • Boones Mill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Goodview and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
  • Moneta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Westlake Corner (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westlake Corner
    • Westlake Corner lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Goodview and is located in Franklin County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westlake Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodview ...

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

Adding Goodview to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goodview 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 Goodview was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Goodview

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Bedford County

About Virginia

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

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 Bedford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goodview) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2143, Longitude: -79.7250       In this case, the coordinates for Goodview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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