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Welcome to Starkey ...

Starkey is located in Roanoke County<1>.

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

Starkey is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Starkey is located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Starkey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Starkey: This one is located in Roanoke County and the other is located in Patrick County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 8 communities that are also named Starkey - they are located in California, Idaho, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Starkey ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Starkey
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Starkey
    • 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 northeast of Starkey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Starkey
    • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutville
      • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Starkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Starkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • 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 northeast of Starkey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Starkey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
    • Sunset Village [Salem City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Village
      • Sunset Village [Salem City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Starkey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Village
    • Bent Mountain [Roanoke County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Starkey ...

Looking for more information about Starkey? 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 Starkey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Starkey.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Starkey. 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 Starkey - 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' (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- Starkey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Starkey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2007, Longitude: -79.9986       In this case, the coordinates for Starkey 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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