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Welcome to Narrows ...
The location of Narrows has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Narrows has a population of 1,954 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Narrows.
Narrows is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Narrows lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Narrows: (540)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Narrows had an population of 1,954 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.44% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Narrows had a population of 2,029 people (or 11.74% of the total population of Giles County). This makes Narrows the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Narrows represents 0.03% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,029 people, the population of Narrows decreased 3.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,111 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Narrows.
Communities Also Named Narrows ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Narrows: This one is located in Giles County and the other is located in Roanoke County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 18 communities that are also named Narrows - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Oregon (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Narrows.
Communities near Narrows ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Narrows.
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 Narrows. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Narrows.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Narrows. 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 Narrows.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Narrows. See our Newspapers Page for Narrows.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Narrows ...
Looking for more information about Narrows? 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 Narrows, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Narrows.
Adding Narrows to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Narrows in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Narrows was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Narrows on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Narrows.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Narrows. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023