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Narrows, Virginia
(Giles County)

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The location of Narrows

Welcome to Narrows ...

The town of Narrows is located in Giles County.

The location of Narrows has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Narrows has a population of 1,960 people<2> (see below for details).

Narrows is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Narrows is located in the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Narrows had a population of 2,029 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Narrows had an population of 1,960 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Narrows.

Communities near Narrows ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Narrows and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Dublin   [Map]   2,649   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pearisburg   [Map]   2,661   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pembroke   [Map]   1,088   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pulaski   [Map]   8,764   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Radford   [Map]   17,658   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Athens (WV)   [Map]   921   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Narrows. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Narrows.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Giles County

About Virginia

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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Narrows.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Narrows - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Narrows) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Narrows. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Narrows

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Narrows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3317, Longitude: -80.8084     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Narrows have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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