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Welcome to Timberville ...

The town of Timberville is located in Rockingham County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Timberville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1835.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Timberville has a population of 2,699 people<2> (see below for details).

Timberville is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Timberville: (540)

The ZIP code for Timberville: 22835<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Timberville had an population of 2,699 people. This is an increase of 7.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 55.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Timberville had a population of 2,522 people. This makes Timberville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Timberville represents 0.03% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,522 people, the population of Timberville increased 45.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,739 people).

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

Communities Also Named Timberville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Timberville - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Timberville ...

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

  • Harrisonburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Luray
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Elkton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,914 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton <5>
  • Shenandoah
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah <5>
  • New Market
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Mount Jackson
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Jackson
    • Mount Jackson is located in Shenandoah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,144 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jackson <5>
  • Stanley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
    • Stanley is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,676 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley <5>
  • Dayton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,642 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton <5>
  • Edinburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Cootes Store
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cootes Store
    • Cootes Store is located in Rockingham 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 Timberville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Timberville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Timberville ...

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

Adding Timberville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Timberville 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 Timberville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Timberville post office opened in 1835.

We also found Timberville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Timberville.

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Timberville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Timberville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Timberville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Timberville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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