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Goshen, Virginia

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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 2018, 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 (with a count of 406 people).

Taken from the 2018 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 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Goshen. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goshen. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goshen.

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.

Communities near Goshen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the South (S) of Goshen

Located in Lexington City

Buena Vista   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Goshen

Located in Buena Vista City

Craigsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Goshen

Located in Augusta County

Yost   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Goshen

Located in Bath County

Millboro   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the West (W) of Goshen

Located in Bath County

Newport   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Goshen

Located in Augusta County

Marlbrook   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Goshen

Spottswood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Goshen

Located in Augusta County

Bolar   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Goshen

Located in Bath County

Greenville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Goshen

Located in Augusta County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Goshen.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Goshen. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goshen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Goshen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goshen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9906, Longitude: -79.5071     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goshen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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