Appalachia, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 1,727 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 809  (46.8%)
Females: 918  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24216.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,740 (it was $20,405 in 2000)
Appalachia:

$25,740
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,801 (it was $11,782 in 2000)

Appalachia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,634 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Appalachia:

$52,634
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $469.

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  • Races in Appalachia, VA (2010)

    Appalachia races chart
    • 1,66695.0%White alone
    • 512.9%Black alone
    • 201.1%Two or more races
    • 100.6%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

Races in Appalachia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Appalachia: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), United States (15.6%), English (10.8%), German (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Dutch (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 1651 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 749 people per square mile   (low).

Appalachia,VA real estate house value index trend

Appalachia, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Appalachia:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Appalachia town:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

49 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Africa).

This town:

2.8%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Appalachia, Virginia as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Appalachia to the number of sex offenders is 248 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $508 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $426 (0.9%)

Appalachia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (45.7 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (121.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Big Stone Gap, VA (1.7 miles ), Keokee, VA (2.8 miles ), Lynch, KY (2.9 miles ), Norton, VA (3.0 miles ), Eolia, KY (3.1 miles ), Benham, KY (3.2 miles ), Cumberland, KY (3.5 miles ), Wise, VA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.91 N, Longitude: 82.79 W

Area code: 276

Appalachia household income distribution Appalachia home values distribution

Crime rates in Appalachia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000010100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.055.90.057.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0112010112502
per 100,000 0.052.856.0112.80.055.90.057.657.8116.3281.70.0115.7
Robberies 0000011000012
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.055.957.10.00.00.00.056.2115.7
Assaults 761410084601448
per 100,000 374.9316.6783.4564.00.0447.2228.4345.80.058.2225.4225.0463.0
Burglaries 89100715986292725
per 100,000 428.5474.956.00.00.0391.3856.7518.7462.7349.01,633.81,518.61,446.8
Thefts 20252635345628395562744451
per 100,000 1,071.21,319.31,455.01,974.11,888.93,130.21,599.12,247.83,181.03,606.74,169.02,474.72,951.4
Auto thefts 3013264231201
per 100,000 160.70.056.0169.2111.1335.4228.4115.3173.558.2112.70.057.9
Arson 0020020011040
per 100,000 0.00.0111.90.00.0111.80.00.057.858.20.0225.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 167.3199.4279.0307.687.9460.2213.4381.0228.8289.4583.5278.1462.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Appalachia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -220 (-10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Appalachia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Appalachia, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Appalachia-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the Appalachia town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Appalachia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from Appalachia center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from Appalachia center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Appalachia topographic map

Birthplace of: Willie Horton (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Peggie Castle - Actress, Bob Thomas (actor) - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Appalachia:

  • WELLMONT LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL BIG STONE GAP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH CARE II (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; NORTON, VA)
  • BMA - MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NORTON, VA)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF VIRGINIA (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NORTON, VA)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WISE, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Appalachia:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 36 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 42 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 48 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Tusculum College (about 51 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)

Public high school in Appalachia:

Public elementary/middle school in Appalachia:

See full list of schools located in Appalachia

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Churches in Appalachia include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pounding Mill Creek (A), Callahan Creek (B), Bens Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Appalachia and their reported violations in the past:

APPALACHIA, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,968, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.4%
(33.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Appalachia, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Appalachia compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Appalachia (2011 data):

  • Miners Exchange Bank: Appalachia Branch at 102 Main Street, branch established on 1995/12/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $160.1 mil, Deposits: $149.6 mil, headquarters in Coeburn, VA, positive income, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Virginia average:

12.3

Appalachia travel time to work - commute Appalachia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Appalachia town (based on Wise County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,10174
Mainline Protestant2,45526
Other3712
Catholic1403
Black Protestant1191
None29,266-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Wise County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wise County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Wise County:

13.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

30.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,716$32,5922$1,444
Other Government Administration 1$4,366$52,3927$302
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,408
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,945$29,8902$964
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,444
Streets and Highways 0$0 11$12,150
Sewerage 0$0 7$10,413
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,364
Water Supply 6$13,379$26,7580$0
Totals for Government 14$35,406$30,34835$30,489

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norton city, VA  0.49% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Russell County, VA  0.38% ($33,935)
from Dickenson County, VA  0.36% ($37,977)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norton city, VA  0.67% ($31,366 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.41% ($31,740)
to Dickenson County, VA  0.36% ($28,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Appalachia:

  • WLSD (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCPM (1280 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Appalachia:

  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Appalachia:

  • WAPM-CA (Channel 9; LYNCH/BENHAM, KY; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Appalachia fatal accident list:

Apr 25, 1985 11:20 AM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 74m243ftTotal length
  • $3,642,000Total costs
  • 45,389Total average daily traffic
  • 3,941Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Appalachia, VA

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Unit Train Loadout 2 Mi E Off Rt 58 (Lat: 36.919833 Lon: -82.747944), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPMX412
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, 918.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1999, Expiration Date: 03/11/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2004, Certifier: Carlos Smith
    Registrant: Kanawha Scales & Systems, Poca, WV 25159, Fax: (304) 755-3327
  • Appalachia Aei Near Rr Mp In 005.80 (Lat: 36.907306 Lon: -82.771056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: KNNP527
    Assigned Frequencies: 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2011, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne/ Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Mudlick Aei Near Rr Mp In 002.70 (Lat: 36.936083 Lon: -82.794444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIP227
    Assigned Frequencies: 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 500 Ft N Of Rt 685 (Lat: 36.945083 Lon: -82.806000), Call Sign: WNHT417, Licensee ID: L00326117
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/1996, Expiration Date: 01/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Westmoreland Coal Co, Po Drawer A, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219, Phone: (703) 523-4000
  • Black Mountain 4.81 Mi Wnw (Lat: 36.916944 Lon: -82.868361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQHH584
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2007, Expiration Date: 07/30/2017, Certifier: Michael A Nelson
    Registrant: Virginia Department Of Emergency Management, 10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236-3713, Phone: (804) 674-2479, Fax: (804) 674-2419, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc 1-3, Lat: 36.991389 Lon: -82.750556, Call Sign: WQIK556, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street , Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • FLOW METER, Tank Off Of State Route 66 (Lat: 36.877722 Lon: -82.863222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.8 m, Overall height: 12.8 m, Call Sign: WQNS558
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2011, Expiration Date: 05/10/2021, Certifier: James Parsons
    Registrant: Boggs Municipal Services, Inc., Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (276) 328-5114, Fax: (276) 328-5115, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Appalachia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3673M , Serial Number: 32-7840069, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Exodus 20 Aviation Inc, Po Box 230, Appalachia, VA 24216

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Appalachia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Appalachia, VA
Most common first names in Appalachia, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4372.4 years
William3572.9 years
John3370.8 years
Mary2978.7 years
Charles2464.2 years
Robert2066.7 years
George1371.2 years
Thomas1364.5 years
Walter1161.9 years
Virginia1176.9 years
Most common last names in Appalachia, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2769.0 years
Jones2376.8 years
Williams2270.4 years
Collins1773.5 years
Clark1671.8 years
Hall1676.5 years
Davis1470.8 years
Johnson1375.6 years
Flanary1374.9 years
Mullins1261.3 years
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