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About Star (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Carroll County (see below)

Time Zone: Star lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Code: (276)

Elevation: 2,540 feet [774.19 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Star:

Lat:   36.805700°   (or 36°48'20" N)

Lon:   -80.720300°   (or -80°43'13" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Hillsville<3>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Star

GNIS ID:   1738907

FIPS State / Place Code:   51 / 75104

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Star)


About Carroll County

The community of Hillsville is the County Seat for Carroll County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Carroll)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<4>     29,791   (0.84% decrease since 2010)  
2010     30,042   (2.73% increase since 2000)
2000:     29,245

Total Area:<5>   477.6 sq. miles [1,237.1 km²]

Housing Units: <6>   16,569

Official Website:   www.co.carroll.va.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Carroll

GNIS ID:   1480108

FIPS State / County Code:   51 / 035

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Star)


About Virginia

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     8,535,519   (6.68% increase since 2010)  
2010:     8,001,024   (13.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     7,078,515

Websites for State of Virginia

Official Website:   https://www.virginia.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.virginia.org/

Parks:   www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/find-a-park

Fishing:   https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/

Hunting:   https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779803

FIPS State:   51

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Star)

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The official website for Carroll County: www.co.carroll.va.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Star, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<3>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Star.
<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Star. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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