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Welcome to Stanley ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanley has a population of 1,676 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Stanley is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Stanley: (540)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanley had an population of 1,676 people. This is a decrease of 0.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanley had a population of 1,689 people (which is 7.03% of the total population of Page County). This makes Stanley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Stanley represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,689 people, the population of Stanley increased 27.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,326 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stanley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Stanley - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Stanley ...

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

  • Luray [Page County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luray
    • Luray [Page County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Stanley
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<6>
  • Elkton [Rockingham County]
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    • Elkton [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Timberville [Rockingham County]
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    • Timberville [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Page County]
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      • Shenandoah [Page County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
    • New Market [Shenandoah County]
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      • New Market [Shenandoah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<6>
    • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County]
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      • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanley
      • 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>
    • Edinburg [Shenandoah County]
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      • Edinburg [Shenandoah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<6>
    • Stanardsville [Greene County]
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      • Stanardsville [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanardsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanardsville<6>
    • Madison [Madison County]
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      • Madison [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<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 Stanley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stanley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanley ...

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

Adding Stanley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Page County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Stanley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanley - 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- Stanley) 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 Stanley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StanleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5777, Longitude: -78.5025       In this case, the coordinates for Stanley 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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