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Welcome to Strasburg ...

The town of Strasburg is located in Shenandoah County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Strasburg has a population of 6,676 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Strasburg.

Strasburg is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Strasburg: (540)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Strasburg had an population of 6,676 people. This is an increase of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Strasburg had a population of 6,398 people (or 15.24% of the total population of Shenandoah County). This makes Strasburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Strasburg represents 0.08% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,398 people, the population of Strasburg increased 59.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,017 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Strasburg.

Adding Strasburg 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 Strasburg 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 Strasburg 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 Strasburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Strasburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Strasburg - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Strasburg ...

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

  • Petersburg [Fauquier County]
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    • Petersburg [Fauquier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Strasburg
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Strasburg
    • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Strasburg
    • 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>
  • Woodstock [Shenandoah County]
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    • Woodstock [Shenandoah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Strasburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stephens City [Frederick County]
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      • Stephens City [Frederick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Strasburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<6>
    • Edinburg [Shenandoah County]
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      • Edinburg [Shenandoah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Strasburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<6>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
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      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Strasburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<6>
    • Wardensville [Hardy County]
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      • Wardensville [Hardy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Strasburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardensville<6>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Strasburg
      • 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>
    • Reliance [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reliance
      • Reliance [Warren County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Strasburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Strasburg. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Strasburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strasburg ...

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

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About Shenandoah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shenandoah County: www.co.shenandoah.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 Shenandoah, 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 Strasburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Strasburg - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Strasburg) 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 Strasburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Strasburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strasburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9937, Longitude: -78.3540       In this case, the coordinates for Strasburg 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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