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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>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Strasburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Strasburg has a population of 6,663 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Strasburg lies within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Strasburg had an population of 6,663 people. This is an increase of 4.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 65.87% 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 (which had a count of 4,017 people).

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

Communities Also Named Strasburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
    • Petersburg is located in Fauquier County
  • Winchester
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Front Royal
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Woodstock
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,293 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock <5>
  • Stephens City
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Stephens City
    • Stephens City is located in Frederick County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,106 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City <5>
  • Edinburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Boyce
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Wardensville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Middletown
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown is located in Frederick County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown <5>
  • Mount Olive
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive is located in Shenandoah 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 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.

Adding Strasburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Strasburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Strasburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Strasburg.

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 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>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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