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Although we found mention of Stokesland during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Stokesland. If you can help us locate Stokesland, please Contact Us.


About Stokesland (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Pittsylvania County (see below)

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

Telephone Area Code: (434)


About Pittsylvania County

The community of Chatham is the County Seat for Pittsylvania County.

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

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<2>     60,354   (4.96% decrease since 2010)  
2010     63,506   (2.85% increase since 2000)
2000:     61,745

Total Area:<3>   978 sq. miles [2,533.5 km²]

Housing Units: <4>   31,307

Official Website:   www.pittgov.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Pittsylvania

GNIS ID:   1480157

FIPS State / County Code:   51 / 143

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


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 Stokesland)

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The official website for Pittsylvania County: www.pittgov.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Stokesland and then turned east". While Stokesland could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Stokesland as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Stokesland could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Stokesland: This one is located in Pittsylvania County and the other is located in Danville City. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stokesland.
<2>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.
<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Stokesland. 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.
<4>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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