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Pound, Virginia

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Welcome to Pound ...

The town of Pound is located in Wise County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pound has a population of 937 people<1> (see below for details).

Pound is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Pound: (276)

The ZIP code for Pound: 24279<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pound had a population of 1,037 people. This makes Pound the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pound represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,037 people, the population of Pound decreased 4.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,089 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pound had an population of 937 people. This is a decrease of 9.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Pound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Pound - they are located in Georgia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Pound. 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 Pound. 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 Pound.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pound ...

Looking for more information about Pound? 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 Pound, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pound.

Communities near Pound ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Big Stone Gap   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Pound

Norton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Pound

Located in Norton City

Wise   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Pound

Coeburn   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Pound

Whitesburg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Pound

Located in Letcher County (KY)

Appalachia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Pound

Clintwood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Pound

Located in Dickenson County

Elkhorn City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Pound

Located in Pike County (KY)

Fleming-Neon   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Pound

Located in Letcher County (KY)

Lynch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Pound

Located in Harlan County (KY)

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pound. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pound.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Pound). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pound or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pound) 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 Pound. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pound

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1237, Longitude: -82.6016     [Map].






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