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Welcome to Independence ...
The location of Independence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Independence has a population of 901 people<2> (see below for details).
Independence is 2,800 feet [853 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Independence is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Independence lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Independence: (276)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Independence had a population of 947 people (or 6.1% of the total population of Grayson County). This makes Independence the county's most populous community.
The population of Independence represents 0.01% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 947 people, the population of Independence decreased 2.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 971 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Independence had an population of 901 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.21% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Independence.
Communities near Independence ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Independence.
Communities Also Named Independence ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 50 communities that are also named Independence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah (2), Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Independence.
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 Independence:
Websites for Independence ...
Official Website: www.independenceva.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Independence ...
Looking for more information about Independence? 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 Independence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Independence.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Independence: www.independenceva.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019