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Strasburg

Shenandoah County,

Virginia

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"The Antique Capitol of Virginia"


The Virginia state capital is Richmond.


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Zip Codes

22657

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Strasburg is approximately 3,762 (1990), 6398 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,604 (1990), 2697 (2010).

The amount of land area in Strasburg is 4.945 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Strasburg to Washington DC is 76 miles. The distance to the Virginia state capital is 112 miles. (as the crow flies)
Strasburg is positioned 38.98 degrees north of the equator and 78.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Strasburg elevation is 637 feet above sea level.

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Location

Strasburg location: in northern Virginia, west of Washington, D.C. near the border with West Virginia.

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History & History Related Items

Strasburg history:

This are was originally settled by Indians, and later, in the 1700's, by German Entsminger Family from Pennsylvania because of its likeness to their homeland. and was famous for its battles in the Civil War with General Stonewall Jackson. Around the early 1800's, Pottery became such a prominent part of the town that the community was known as "Pot Town." By the beginning of the 1990's, all of the potteries had closed. Known for its antique shops, it also has many printing shops and plants for the manufacture of automotive parts.
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Attractions

Strasburg attractions:

American President's Museum
Phone: 540-465-5999

Half Moon Beach
Phone: 540-465-5574

Hupp's Hill Battlefield Park
off I-81, exit 298 and then 1 mile south on US 11
Phone: 540-465-5884
This 10 acre site is the place for the 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek. See original lunettes and trenches built by General Philip Sheridan's men. Other exhibits include a 100 foot mural, a topographical map and hands-on areas where children may dress in replicas of Civil War uniforms. Living History weekends are held during the year.

Strasburg Museum
Phone: 540-465-3175
The old Strasburg railroad station is the home for thismuseum which houses, among other items, a pottery collection, farm tools, shop machines from the mid-1800's, toys, and more. Also see Civil War exhibits.

Vilnis & Co. Antique Center
Phone: 540-465-4405

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