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Mount Airy, Virginia
(Shenandoah County)

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Welcome to Mount Airy ...

Mount Airy is located in Shenandoah County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Airy: Mt. Airy

Mount Airy is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Airy is located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Airy ...

While we believe that this Mount Airy is located in Shenandoah County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Mount Airy. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bedford, Charles City and Pittsylvania County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 23 communities that are also named Mount Airy - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (5), Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Airy ...

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

  • Woodstock (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Woodstock lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Airy and is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<5>
  • Luray (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
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    • Luray lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Mount Airy and is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luray<5>
  • Broadway (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Broadway lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Airy and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<5>
  • Timberville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Timberville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Airy and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberville<5>
  • Shenandoah (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Mount Airy and is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
  • New Market (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
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    • New Market lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Airy and is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Market
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<5>
  • Stanley (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Stanley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Airy and is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<5>
  • Edinburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Edinburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Airy and is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<5>
  • Toms Brook (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Brook
    • Toms Brook lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Airy and is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Brook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<5>
  • Plains Mill (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plains Mill
    • Plains Mill lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Airy and is located in Rockingham County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plains Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Airy ...

Looking for more information about Mount Airy? 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 Mount Airy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Airy.

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

The official website for Shenandoah County: www.co.shenandoah.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 Shenandoah, 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 Mount Airy - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Airy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Airy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7198, Longitude: -78.6289       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Airy 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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