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Rural Retreat, Virginia
Welcome to Rural Retreat ...
The town of Rural Retreat is located in Wythe County.
The location of Rural Retreat has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Rural Retreat has a population of 1,462 people<2> (see below for details).
Rural Retreat is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rural Retreat is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Rural Retreat lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Rural Retreat: (276)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rural Retreat had a population of 1,483 people (which is 5.07% of the total population of Wythe County). This makes Rural Retreat the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Rural Retreat represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,483 people, the population of Rural Retreat increased 9.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,350 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rural Retreat had an population of 1,462 people. This is a decrease of 1.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.3% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rural Retreat.
Communities near Rural Retreat ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rural Retreat.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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Websites for Rural Retreat ...
Official Website: www.townofruralretreat.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rural Retreat ...
Looking for more information about Rural Retreat? 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 Rural Retreat, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rural Retreat.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Rural Retreat: www.townofruralretreat.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019