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Welcome to Shenandoah ...

The town of Shenandoah is located in Page County<1>.

The location of Shenandoah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shenandoah has a population of 2,337 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Shenandoah.

Shenandoah is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Shenandoah is within the (540) area code.

Websites for Shenandoah ...

Official Website: www.townofshenandoah.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shenandoah had an population of 2,337 people. This is a decrease of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shenandoah had a population of 2,373 people (which is 9.87% of the total population of Page County). This makes Shenandoah the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Shenandoah represents 0.03% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,373 people, the population of Shenandoah increased 26.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,878 people).

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

Communities Also Named Shenandoah ...

While we believe that this Shenandoah is located in Page County, we know of another 4 Virginia communities named Shenandoah. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hopewell City, Montgomery, Prince William and Stafford County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 20 communities that are also named Shenandoah - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Shenandoah ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shenandoah.

  • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City]
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    • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Shenandoah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisonburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonburg<6>
  • Luray [Page County]
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    • Luray [Page County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Shenandoah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luray<6>
  • Broadway [Rockingham County]
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    • Broadway [Rockingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Shenandoah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<6>
  • Elkton [Rockingham County]
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    • Elkton [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Shenandoah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grottoes [Augusta County]
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      • Grottoes [Augusta County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grottoes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grottoes<6>
    • Timberville [Rockingham County]
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      • Timberville [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,705 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberville<6>
    • New Market [Shenandoah County]
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      • New Market [Shenandoah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Market
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<6>
    • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County]
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      • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jackson<6>
    • Stanley [Page County]
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      • Stanley [Page County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,676 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<6>
    • Dayton [Rockingham County]
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      • Dayton [Rockingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Shenandoah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>

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 Shenandoah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shenandoah.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shenandoah. 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 Shenandoah.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shenandoah. See our Newspapers Page for Shenandoah.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shenandoah ...

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

Adding Shenandoah to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Shenandoah 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 Shenandoah was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Shenandoah on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Shenandoah on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shenandoah: www.townofshenandoah.com/

The official website for Page County: www.co.page.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Page, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shenandoah.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shenandoah - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shenandoah) 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 Shenandoah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShenandoahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shenandoah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4880, Longitude: -78.6219       In this case, the coordinates for Shenandoah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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