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Welcome to Wabun ...

Wabun is located in Roanoke County<1>.

Wabun is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wabun is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Wabun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wabun - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Wabun ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Wabun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<4>
  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Wabun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<4>
  • Salem [Salem City]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Wabun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<4>
  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Wabun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiansburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vinton [Roanoke County]
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      • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Wabun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<4>
    • Troutville [Botetourt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutville
      • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Wabun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<4>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Wabun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<4>
    • New Castle [Craig County]
    • Elliston [Montgomery County]
    • Bent Mountain [Roanoke 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 Wabun. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wabun.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wabun ...

Looking for more information about Wabun? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wabun, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wabun.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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 Roanoke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wabun - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wabun) 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 Wabun. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wabun

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wabun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2538, Longitude: -80.1363    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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