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Welcome to Hollins ...

Hollins is primarily located in Roanoke County<1>. A portion of Hollins extends into Botetourt County.

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

Hollins is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hollins: (540)

Communities Also Named Hollins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hollins - they are located in Alabama and Maryland.

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

Communities near Hollins ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Hollins
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Salem [Salem City]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Hollins
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,301 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>
  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
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    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Hollins
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Buchanan [Botetourt County]
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    • Buchanan [Botetourt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Hollins
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,174 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Troutville [Botetourt County]
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      • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hollins
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]
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      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Hollins
      • Estimated population in 2019: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hollins
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • New Castle [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Craig County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Hollins
      • Estimated population in 2019: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<5>
    • Laymantown [Botetourt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laymantown
      • Laymantown [Botetourt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Hollins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laymantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laymantown
    • Buena Vista [Roanoke City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
      • Buena Vista [Roanoke City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Hollins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hollins ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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 Roanoke, 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 Hollins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Hollins) 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 Hollins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hollins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hollins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3412, Longitude: -79.9431       In this case, the coordinates for Hollins 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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