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Welcome to Goshen ...
The town of Goshen is located in Rockbridge County.
The location of Goshen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Goshen: GOH-shen<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Goshen has a population of 370 people<3> (see below for details).
Goshen is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Goshen lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Goshen: (540)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Goshen had a population of 361 people. This makes Goshen the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 361 people, the population of Goshen decreased 11.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 406 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 370 people. This is an increase of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.87% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Goshen.
Communities near Goshen ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Goshen and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Goshen.
Communities Also Named Goshen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goshen.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Goshen:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...
Looking for more information about Goshen? 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 Goshen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goshen.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Rockbridge County: www.co.rockbridge.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019