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Welcome to Woodstock ...

The town of Woodstock is located in Shenandoah County<1> and is the County Seat for Shenandoah County.

The location of Woodstock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodstock has a population of 5,252 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Woodstock.

Woodstock is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Woodstock: (540)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodstock had an population of 5,252 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodstock had a population of 5,097 people (which is 12.14% of the total population of Shenandoah County). This makes Woodstock the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Woodstock represents 0.06% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,097 people, the population of Woodstock increased 28.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,952 people).

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

Communities Also Named Woodstock ...

While we believe that this Woodstock is located in Shenandoah County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Woodstock. Those communities are located in the following counties: Middlesex, Northampton and Richmond City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 40 communities that are also named Woodstock - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Woodstock ...

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

  • Front Royal [Warren County]
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    • Front Royal [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Woodstock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Front Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Front Royal<6>
  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
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    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodstock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<6>
  • Luray [Page County]
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    • Luray [Page County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Woodstock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luray<6>
  • New Market [Shenandoah County]
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    • New Market [Shenandoah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Woodstock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Market
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County]
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      • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Woodstock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jackson<6>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodstock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Brook
      • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodstock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<6>
    • Wardensville [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardensville
      • Wardensville [Hardy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Woodstock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardensville<6>
    • Edinburg [Shenandoah County]
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      • Edinburg [Shenandoah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Woodstock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<6>
    • Maurertown [Shenandoah 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 Woodstock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodstock.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodstock. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodstock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodstock ...

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

Adding Woodstock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Woodstock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Woodstock was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Woodstock on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Woodstock on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Shenandoah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodstock. 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: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Shenandoah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodstock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodstock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodstock) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodstock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodstockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodstock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8751, Longitude: -78.5157       In this case, the coordinates for Woodstock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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