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Stanley, Virginia

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The location of Stanley

Welcome to Stanley ...

The town of Stanley is located in Page County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stanley has a population of 1,672 people<2> (see below for details).

Stanley is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Stanley lies within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stanley had an population of 1,672 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.09% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Stanley. 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 Stanley. 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 Stanley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Stanley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Luray   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Stanley

Broadway   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Stanley

Located in Rockingham County

Elkton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Stanley

Located in Rockingham County

Timberville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Stanley

Located in Rockingham County

Shenandoah   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Stanley

New Market   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stanley

Located in Shenandoah County

Mount Jackson   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stanley

Located in Shenandoah County

Edinburg   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the North (N) of Stanley

Located in Shenandoah County

Stanardsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Stanley

Located in Greene County

Madison   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Stanley

Located in Madison County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stanley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Stanley

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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