RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Pembroke, Virginia
(Giles County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other VA
Communities

The location of Pembroke

 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Virginia
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Virginia

Welcome to Pembroke ...

The town of Pembroke is located in Giles County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pembroke has a population of 1,088 people<1> (see below for details).

Pembroke is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Pembroke lies within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pembroke had a population of 1,128 people (or 6.53% of the total population of Giles County). This makes Pembroke the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Pembroke represents 0.01% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,128 people, the population of Pembroke has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,134 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pembroke had an population of 1,088 people. This is a decrease of 3.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pembroke ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Blacksburg   [Map]   44,563   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Christiansburg   [Map]   22,259   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dublin   [Map]   2,649   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Narrows   [Map]   1,960   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pearisburg   [Map]   2,661   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pulaski   [Map]   8,764   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pembroke ...

While we believe that this Pembroke is located in Giles County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Pembroke. Those communities are located in the following counties: Goochland and Petersburg City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 25 communities that are also named Pembroke - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pembroke. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pembroke. 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 Pembroke.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pembroke:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pembroke ...

Looking for more information about Pembroke? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pembroke, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pembroke.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community in Virginia

About Giles County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pembroke. 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: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pembroke.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pembroke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Pembroke. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pembroke) 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 Pembroke. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pembroke

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pembroke. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3222, Longitude: -80.6362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pembroke have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   VA
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
By John Hall