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South Boston, Virginia
Welcome to South Boston ...
The town of South Boston is located in Halifax County.
The location of South Boston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for South Boston: S. Boston
From the Census Estimates for 2017, South Boston has a population of 7,773 people<2> (see below for details).
South Boston is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: South Boston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
South Boston lies within the (434) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, South Boston had a population of 8,142 people (which is 22.47% of the total population of Halifax County). This makes South Boston the county's most populous community.
The population of South Boston represents 0.1% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,142 people, the population of South Boston decreased 4.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,491 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, South Boston had an population of 7,773 people. This is a decrease of 4.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for South Boston.
Communities near South Boston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Boston and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for South Boston.
Communities Also Named South Boston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named South Boston - they are located in Indiana and Massachusetts.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South Boston.
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 South Boston:
Websites for South Boston ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Boston ...
Looking for more information about South Boston? 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 South Boston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Boston.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for South Boston: www.southboston.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019