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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 located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Wabun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Blacksburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksburg
    • Blacksburg is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,074 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg <3>
  • Salem
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem <3>
  • Christiansburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Vinton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Troutville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Boones Mill
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • New Castle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Elliston
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Bent Mountain
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)

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.

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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.


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