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Saint Paul, Virginia

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The location of Saint Paul

Welcome to Saint Paul ...

The town of Saint Paul is primarily located in Russell County. A portion of Saint Paul extends into Wise County.

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Paul: St. Paul

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Saint Paul has a population of 873 people<3> (see below for details).

Saint Paul is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Saint Paul: (276)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Paul had a population of 970 people. This makes Saint Paul the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Saint Paul represents 0.01% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 970 people, the population of Saint Paul decreased 3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,000 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Saint Paul had an population of 873 people. This is a decrease of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Paul.

Communities Also Named Saint Paul ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Saint Paul - they are located in Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (4), South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas (5).

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

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 Saint Paul. 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 Saint Paul. 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 Saint Paul.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Paul ...

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

Communities near Saint Paul ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Saint Paul

Located in Norton City

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of Saint Paul

Wise   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Saint Paul

Located in Wise County

Coeburn   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Saint Paul

Located in Wise County

Clintwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Saint Paul

Located in Dickenson County

Nickelsville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Saint Paul

Located in Scott County

Clinchco   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the North (N) of Saint Paul

Located in Dickenson County

Dungannon   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Saint Paul

Located in Scott County

Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Saint Paul

Herald   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Saint Paul

Located in Dickenson County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Paul - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Paul) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Paul. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Paul

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Paul. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9066, Longitude: -82.3158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Paul have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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