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Welcome to Pound ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pound has a population of 922 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Pound.
Pound is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pound lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Pound: (276)
The ZIP code for Pound: 24279<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pound had an population of 922 people. This is a decrease of 11.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.34% since the 2000 Census).
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 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 (which had a count of 1,089 people).
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.
Communities near Pound ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pound.
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 Pound. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pound.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pound.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pound. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Pound to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pound 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 Pound was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pound on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022