The location of Strasburg
Welcome to Strasburg ...
The town of Strasburg is located in Shenandoah County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Strasburg has a population of 6,617 people<1> (see below for details).
Strasburg is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Strasburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Strasburg is within the (540) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Strasburg had a population of 6,398 people (which is 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Strasburg had an population of 6,617 people. This is an increase of 3.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 64.72% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Strasburg ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Strasburg and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Strasburg.
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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Strasburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Strasburg. Our list includes 5 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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: www.virginia.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Strasburg.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Strasburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Strasburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Strasburg) 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 Strasburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Strasburg
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strasburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9937, Longitude: -78.3540 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Strasburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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