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Pulaski, Virginia

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Welcome to Pulaski ...

The town of Pulaski is located in Pulaski County and is the County Seat for Pulaski County.

The location of Pulaski has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Pulaski refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pulaskian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pulaski has a population of 8,726 people<3> (see below for details).

Pulaski is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pulaski is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pulaski had a population of 9,086 people (which is 26.06% of the total population of Pulaski County). This makes Pulaski the county's most populous community.

The population of Pulaski represents 0.11% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,086 people, the population of Pulaski decreased 4.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,473 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pulaski had an population of 8,726 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Pulaski ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Pulaski - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Pulaski ...

Official Website:

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 Pulaski. 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 Pulaski. 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 Pulaski. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pulaski ...

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

Communities near Pulaski ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Radford   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Pulaski

Located in Radford City

Wytheville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the West (W) of Pulaski

Located in Wythe County

Pearisburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Pulaski

Located in Giles County

Narrows   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Pulaski

Located in Giles County

Pembroke   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Pulaski

Located in Giles County

Dublin   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Pulaski

Mack Creek Village   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Pulaski

Locust Hill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Pulaski

Located in Wythe County

New Town   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Pulaski

Located in Radford City

Max Meadows   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Pulaski

Located in Wythe County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pulaski:

The official website for Pulaski County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Pulaski refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Pulaski may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pulaski.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pulaski - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pulaski) 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 Pulaski. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pulaski

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pulaski. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0528, Longitude: -80.7626     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pulaski have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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