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Welcome to Radford ...
The location of Radford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Radford has a population of 17,658 people<2> (see below for details).
The city of Radford is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Radford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Radford is located in the (540) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Radford had a population of 16,408 people.
The population of Radford represents 0.21% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,408 people, the population of Radford increased 3.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,859 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Radford had an population of 17,658 people. This is an increase of 7.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.34% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Radford.
Communities near Radford ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Radford.
Communities Also Named Radford ...
While we believe that this Radford is located in , we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Radford. Those communities are located in the following : Bedford and Montgomery County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 8 communities that are also named Radford - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Quebec and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Radford.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Radford:
Websites for Radford ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Radford ...
Looking for more information about Radford? 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 Radford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Radford.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Radford: www.radford.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019