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Welcome to Pocahontas ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pocahontas has a population of 351 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Pocahontas.
Pocahontas is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Pocahontas is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Pocahontas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pocahontas is located in the (276) area code.
The ZIP code for Pocahontas: 24635<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pocahontas had an population of 351 people. This is a decrease of 9.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pocahontas had a population of 389 people. This makes Pocahontas the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 389 people, the population of Pocahontas decreased 11.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 441 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pocahontas.
Communities Also Named Pocahontas ...
While we believe that this Pocahontas is located in Tazewell County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Pocahontas. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chesterfield and Petersburg City.
Beyond Virginia, there are 13 communities that are also named Pocahontas - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pocahontas.
Communities near Pocahontas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pocahontas.
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 Pocahontas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pocahontas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pocahontas. 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 Pocahontas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pocahontas. See our Newspapers Page for Pocahontas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pocahontas ...
Looking for more information about Pocahontas? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pocahontas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pocahontas.
Adding Pocahontas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pocahontas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pocahontas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Pocahontas on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pocahontas on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022