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Welcome to Stephens City ...

The town of Stephens City is located in Frederick County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stephens City has a population of 2,063 people<3> (see below for details).

Stephens City was established in 1758.

The community of Stephens City is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Stephens City is within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stephens City had an population of 2,063 people. This is an increase of 12.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stephens City had a population of 1,829 people. This makes Stephens City the county's most populous community.

The population of Stephens City represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,829 people, the population of Stephens City increased 59.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,146 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stephens City.

Adding Stephens City to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Stephens City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Stephens City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Stephens City ...

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

  • Petersburg [Fauquier County]
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    • Petersburg [Fauquier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Stephens City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
  • Winchester [Winchester City]
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    • Winchester [Winchester City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Stephens City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<6>
  • Front Royal [Warren County]
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    • Front Royal [Warren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Stephens City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Front Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Front Royal<6>
  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
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    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Stephens City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berryville [Clarke County]
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      • Berryville [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Stephens City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<6>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Stephens City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyce
      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Stephens City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<6>
    • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County]
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      • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Stephens City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capon Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capon Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capon Bridge<6>
    • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Brook
      • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Stephens City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<6>
    • Armel [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armel
      • Armel [Frederick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Stephens City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armel

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stephens City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Frederick County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.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 Frederick, 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 Stephens City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stephens City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephens City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stephens City. 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 Stephens City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephens City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0930, Longitude: -78.2214       In this case, the coordinates for Stephens City 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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