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Welcome to Lynchburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lynchburg has a population of 82,168 people<1> (see below for details).
The city of Lynchburg was established in 1757.
Lynchburg is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Lynchburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Lynchburg: (434)
Websites for Lynchburg ...
Official Website: www.ci.lynchburg.va.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.lynchburgchamber.org/
Junior League: www.jrleaguelynchburg.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lynchburg had an population of 82,168 people. This is an increase of 8.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.89% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynchburg had a population of 75,568 people.
The population of Lynchburg represents 0.94% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 75,568 people, the population of Lynchburg increased 15.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 65,269 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lynchburg.
Communities Also Named Lynchburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Lynchburg: This one is located in and the other is located in Campbell County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 14 communities that are also named Lynchburg - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lynchburg.
Communities near Lynchburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lynchburg.
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 Lynchburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lynchburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lynchburg. 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 Lynchburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lynchburg. Our list includes 95 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lynchburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynchburg ...
Looking for more information about Lynchburg? 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 Lynchburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lynchburg.
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The official website for Lynchburg: www.ci.lynchburg.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021