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Welcome to Southwoods ...

Southwoods is located in Roanoke County<1>.

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

Southwoods is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Southwoods is located in the (540) area code.

Communities near Southwoods ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
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    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Southwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Salem [Salem City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Salem City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Southwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Southwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
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    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Southwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Troutville [Botetourt County]
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      • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Southwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fincastle
      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Southwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Southwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • New Castle [Craig County]
    • Buena Vista [Roanoke City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
      • Buena Vista [Roanoke City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Southwoods
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    • Garden City [Roanoke City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Roanoke City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Southwoods
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southwoods ...

Looking for more information about Southwoods? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Southwoods, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Southwoods.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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 Roanoke, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southwoods - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southwoods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southwoods. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2446, Longitude: -80.0103       In this case, the coordinates for Southwoods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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