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Around Mount Vernon Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke. It lies just northeast of Mount Vernon Heights. Roanoke has a population of 99,100 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Blacksburg. It is located about 23 miles [ km] to the west of Mount Vernon Heights and has a population of 44,100 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Vernon Heights.<2>

  • Apple Tree Village (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Apple Tree Village lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Botetourt County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Tree Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bent Mountain (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Boones Mill (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
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    • Boones Mill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<4>
  • Buena Vista (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Buena Vista lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cave Spring (less than 2 miles to the southwest)
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    • Cave Spring lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
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  • Cloverdale (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Garden City (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
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    • Garden City lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hanging Rock (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
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    • Hanging Rock lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
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  • Hollins (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Hollins lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollins have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollins<4>
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    • Montgomery Village (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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      • Montgomery Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roanoke (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
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      • Roanoke lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,058 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<4>
    • Salem (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
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      • Salem lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Salem City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<4>
    • Sunset Village (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
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      • Sunset Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Salem City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Vinton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
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      • Vinton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<4>
    • Wabun (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
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      • Wabun lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
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For more communities neighboring Mount Vernon Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Mount Vernon Heights.

Roanoke County ...

Mount Vernon Heights is located in Roanoke County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Roanoke County: Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin & Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Vernon Heights ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Vernon Heights.

Airports Near Mount Vernon Heights ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Mount Vernon Heights and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Mount Vernon Heights.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Vernon Heights.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Vernon Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2329, Longitude: -80.0039       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Roanoke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mount Vernon Heights), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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