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Welcome to Grottoes ...

The town of Grottoes is primarily located in Augusta County. A portion of Grottoes extends into Rockingham County.

The location of Grottoes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Grottoes: GRAH-tohs<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grottoes has a population of 2,839 people<3> (see below for details).

Grottoes is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Grottoes: (540)

Websites for Grottoes ...

Official Website: www.ci.grottoes.va.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grottoes had an population of 2,839 people. This is an increase of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grottoes had a population of 2,668 people. This makes Grottoes the county's most populous community.

The population of Grottoes represents 0.03% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,668 people, the population of Grottoes increased 26.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,114 people).

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

Communities near Grottoes ...

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

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    • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City]

      • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Grottoes
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    • Staunton [Staunton City]

      • Staunton [Staunton City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Grottoes
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    • Waynesboro [Waynesboro City]

      • Waynesboro [Waynesboro City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Grottoes
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    • Bridgewater [Rockingham County]

      • Bridgewater [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Grottoes
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    • Elkton [Rockingham County]

      • Elkton [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Grottoes
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    • Shenandoah [Page County]

      • Shenandoah [Page County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Grottoes
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    • Dayton [Rockingham County]

      • Dayton [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Grottoes
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    • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County]

      • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Grottoes
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    • Weyers Cave [Augusta County]

      • Weyers Cave [Augusta County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Grottoes
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    • North River [Rockingham County]

      • North River [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Grottoes
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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 Grottoes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grottoes.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grottoes ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grottoes: www.ci.grottoes.va.us/

The official website for Augusta County: www.co.augusta.va.us/

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

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 Grottoes. 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 Grottoes.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grottoes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Grottoes) 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 Grottoes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grottoes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grottoes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2703, Longitude: -78.8255       In this case, the coordinates for Grottoes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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