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Welcome to Woodstock ...
The location of Woodstock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Woodstock, you might consider that their post office opened in 1793.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Woodstock has a population of 5,252 people<3> (see below for details).
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
Woodstock is located in the (540) area code.
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 (or 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 total 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 (which had 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Woodstock was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Woodstock in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Woodstock.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023