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Welcome to Honaker ...

The town of Honaker is located in Russell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Honaker has a population of 1,318 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Honaker.

Honaker is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Honaker: (276)

The ZIP code for Honaker: 24260<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Honaker had an population of 1,318 people. This is a decrease of 9.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Honaker had a population of 1,449 people (which is 5.01% of the total population of Russell County). This makes Honaker the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Honaker represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,449 people, the population of Honaker increased 53.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 945 people).

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

Adding Honaker to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Honaker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Honaker - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Honaker ...

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

  • Richlands [Tazewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
    • Richlands [Tazewell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Honaker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,234 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<6>
  • Lebanon [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Russell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Honaker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
  • Saltville [Smyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltville
    • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Honaker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,901 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<6>
  • Glade Spring [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade Spring
    • Glade Spring [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Honaker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glade Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade Spring
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glade Spring<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Honaker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<6>
    • Grundy [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grundy
      • Grundy [Buchanan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Honaker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grundy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy<6>
    • Cleveland [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
      • Cleveland [Russell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Honaker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 175 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Dye [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dye
      • Dye [Russell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Honaker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dye
    • Russell [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell
      • Russell [Russell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Honaker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
    • Council [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council
      • Council [Buchanan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Honaker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Honaker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Honaker. 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 Russell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Honaker.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Honaker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Honaker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Honaker or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Honaker) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Honaker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HonakerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Honaker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0178, Longitude: -81.9722    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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