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Randolph County, Alabama


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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Roanoke is approximately 6362 (1990), 6074 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2723 (1990), 2409 (2010).
The amount of land area in Roanoke is 48.042 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.72 sq kilometers.
The distance from Roanoke to Washington DC is 628 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Roanoke is positioned 33.14 degrees north of the equator and 85.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Roanoke average annual rainfall is 54.2 inches per year
Roanoke average temperature is 62 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 46.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.6 degrees F.


in eastern Alabama, not far from the Georgia border.
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History & History Related Items

Roanoke was named for County namesake, John Randolph. The city was named for his Virginia Plantation. during the 1830's.Here is a good history page for Roanoke.

Ella Smith Doll
Beginning in 1897, Ella Smith created her unique dolls. The dolls died with her in 1925. Read the entire story on the above website.
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Recreational opportunities abound at nearby Lake Wedowee and West Point Lake.
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Roanoke City Government

City of Roanoke

Roanoke Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
3355 US Hwy 431
Roanoke, AL
Phone: 334-863-6612

Roanoke Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
3355 US Hwy 431
Roanoke, AL
Phone: 334-863-6612

Roanoke Libraries

Annie L. Awbrey Library
736 College
Roanoke, AL
Phone: 334-863-2632

Roanoke Schools

Roanoke City Schools
557 Main St.
Roanoke, AL 36274
Phone: 334-863-2628
Fax: 334-863-2849

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