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Welcome to Pembroke ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Pembroke, you might consider that their post office opened in 1840.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pembroke has a population of 1,079 people<2> (see below for details).
Pembroke is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pembroke lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pembroke is located in the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for Pembroke: 24136<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pembroke had an population of 1,079 people. This is a decrease of 4.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.85% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pembroke had a population of 1,128 people (which is 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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Pembroke ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pembroke.
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 Pembroke. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pembroke.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pembroke.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pembroke. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Pembroke to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pembroke in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Pembroke was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Pembroke in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Pembroke.
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: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023