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Welcome to Lone Star ...

Lone Star is located in Botetourt County<1>.

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

Lone Star is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lone Star lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Lone Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Lone Star: This one is located in Botetourt County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 34 communities that are also named Lone Star - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas (9).

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

Communities near Lone Star ...

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

  • Roanoke
  • Salem
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 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
  • Buchanan
  • Troutville
  • Fincastle
  • New Castle
  • Daleville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Lone Star.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<5>
  • Mason Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason Cove
    • Mason Cove lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason Cove
  • Abbott
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
    • Abbott lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Lone Star.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lone Star ...

Looking for more information about Lone Star? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lone Star, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lone Star.

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

The official website for Botetourt County: www.co.botetourt.va.us/

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 Botetourt, 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 Lone Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Lone Star) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lone Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4621, Longitude: -79.9931       In this case, the coordinates for Lone Star 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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