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Welcome to Warrenton ...

The town of Warrenton is located in Fauquier County and is the County Seat for Fauquier County.

The location of Warrenton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Warrenton has a population of 9,875 people<2> (see below for details).

Warrenton is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Warrenton: (540)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Warrenton had a population of 9,611 people (which is 14.74% of the total population of Fauquier County). This makes Warrenton the county's most populous community.

The population of Warrenton represents 0.12% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,611 people, the population of Warrenton increased 44.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,670 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Warrenton had an population of 9,875 people. This is an increase of 2.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Warrenton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Belvoir - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Haymarket   [Map]   1,715   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jeffersonton   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Manassas Park   [Map]   16,591   E   18 miles [29 km]
Manassas   [Map]   41,501   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleburg   [Map]   851   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Warrenton.

Communities Also Named Warrenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Warrenton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Warrenton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Warrenton. 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 Warrenton. Our list includes 30 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Warrenton:

Websites for Warrenton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Warrenton ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Warrenton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warrenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Warrenton) 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 Warrenton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Warrenton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warrenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7178, Longitude: -77.7974     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warrenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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