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Population in 2012: 815 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
Males: 370  (45.4%)
Females: 445  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  49.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24236.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,758 (it was $19,886 in 2000)
Damascus:

$22,758
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,872

Damascus town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,234 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Damascus:

$101,234
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $115,911; Detached houses: $128,544; Mobile homes: $69,681

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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Damascus races chart
  • White alone - 783 (96.2%)
  • Black alone - 8 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Damascus: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.2%), German (17.8%), Irish (14.7%), English (8.3%), Scottish (4.2%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 1928 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 961 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Damascus:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Damascus town:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 23.0%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Damascus, Virginia as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Damascus to the number of sex offenders is 272 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $473 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $616 (0.5%)

Damascus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (38.6 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (112.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (428.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Emory-Meadow View, VA (3.2 miles ), Emory, VA (3.2 miles ), Shady Valley, TN (3.2 miles) , Meadow View, VA (3.2 miles ), Glade Spring, VA (3.3 miles ), Mountain City, TN (3.4 miles ), Abingdon, VA (3.4 miles ), Plum Creek, VA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.63 N, Longitude: 81.79 W

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Damascus by Year
Type 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00002201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0185.0185.40.0121.7
Robberies 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.092.10.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 12201226
per 100,000 79.4182.8184.20.092.5185.4242.7729.9
Burglaries 54231101
per 100,000 396.8365.6184.2276.892.592.70.0121.7
Thefts 2022353024153519
per 100,000 1587.32011.03222.82767.52220.21390.24247.62311.4
Auto thefts 48410013
per 100,000 317.5731.3368.392.30.00.0121.4365.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 136.8207.6243.3141.9270.2255.4235.5385.5

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Crime rate in Damascus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.08
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+6.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Damascus-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Damascus town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/25/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Damascus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.6 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 39.8 miles away from Damascus center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Damascus center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Damascus topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Damascus:

  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF ABINGDON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ABINGDON, VA)
  • FMC MOUNTAIN CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ABINGDON, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Damascus, VA

Local government website: WWW.DAMASCUS.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Damascus:

  • Appalachian State University (about 30 miles; Boone, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,923)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 37 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 40 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 57 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Tusculum College (about 63 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • New River Community College (about 69 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Concord University (about 70 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)

Public high school in Damascus:

Public elementary/middle school in Damascus:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Other colleges much closer to Damascus Virginia also include: Emory & Henry College and Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon.

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Cemetery: Damascus Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wright Branch (A), Sugarcamp Branch (B), Beaverdam Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Damascus that have no violations reported:

  • KONNAROCK COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  50.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Damascus, VA

Damascus compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Damascus (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: West End Drive Thru Branch at 22706 Jeb Stuart Highway, branch established on 1979/07/30; Damascus Branch at 202 West Laurel Avenue, branch established on 1985/07/22. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Bank of Marion: Damascus Branch at 744 Beaver Dam Avenue, Suite A, branch established on 2003/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Damascus travel time to work - commute


Damascus mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (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

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Religion statistics for Damascus town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.85%
Here42.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents40.9%25.1%9.8%6.2%3.7%
Congregations21.3%29.5%11.5%6.6%2.5%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.4%1.4%7.8%
Congregations0.8%4.9%1.6%0.8%20.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Washington County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Washington County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Washington County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

25.3%
Virginia:

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

19.7%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$820
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,100
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 8$3,339
Streets and Highways 1$1,920$23,0403$3,936
Sewerage 2$3,480$20,8802$497
Totals for Government 3$5,400$21,60022$10,692

Damascus government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $136,000 ($166.87)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($158.28)
    Police Protection: $93,000 ($114.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $92,000 ($112.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($92.02)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($35.58)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($25.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($25.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($56.44)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($4.91)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $221,000 ($271.17)

Damascus government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $189,000 ($231.90)
    All Other: $43,000 ($52.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($44.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($4.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($62.58)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($3.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $66,000 ($80.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $19,000 ($23.31)
  • Tax - Property: $139,000 ($170.55)
    NEC: $77,000 ($94.48)
    Public Utilities: $54,000 ($66.26)
    Total General Sales: $50,000 ($61.35)
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000 ($17.18)

Damascus government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $356,000 ($436.81)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $650,000 ($797.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $650,000 ($797.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $356,000 ($436.81)

Damascus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $310,000 ($380.37)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bristol city, VA  0.90% ($33,687 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.85% ($50,804)
from Smyth County, VA  0.53% ($29,566)


6.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bristol city, VA  1.19% ($28,845 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  1.09% ($33,279)
to Smyth County, VA  0.57% ($24,358)

Strongest AM radio stations in Damascus:

  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMCT (1390 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN; Owner: JOHNSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO,INC)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Damascus:

  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Damascus:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Damascus fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 1988 10:30 PM, Rt 91, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
May 1, 1983 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1982 08:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1976 00:14 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Damascus)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • State Police Building On White Top Mountain (Lat: 36.639000 Lon: -81.610111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WNFY292
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 159.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/08/2023, Certifier: Ryan G Murphy
    Registrant: Fcca, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 398-0825, Fax: (717) 778-4237, Email:
  • Lat: 36.631944 Lon: -81.975000, Call Sign: WPXJ525
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2003, Expiration Date: 04/16/2013, Certifier: Terry Smith
    Registrant: Radio Communications Co Inc, Roanoke, VA 24017, Phone: (540) 342-8513, Fax: (540) 342-1250
  • Damascus 0.89mi Se (Lat: 36.625806 Lon: -81.770556), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQHR447
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2007, Expiration Date: 10/15/2017, 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:
  • PD BASE, Lat: 36.635056 Lon: -81.789222, Call Sign: WQKG315
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.815 MHz, 155.730 MHz, 155.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2009, Expiration Date: 05/07/2019, Certifier: Bill Nunley
    Registrant: Ewa/Lao #20834302, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4NGK, Licensee ID: L00455566
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Fred R Badger
    Registrant: Fred R Badger, 22381 Alvarado Road, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Call Sign: KF4UMO, Licensee ID: L01341919
    Grant Date: 11/16/2007, Expiration Date: 11/16/2017
    Registrant: James B Thrasher, 115 W. Laurel Ave , Apt A, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Call Sign: N4RJJ, Previous Call Sign: KB4SMR
    Grant Date: 10/20/1987, Expiration Date: 10/20/1997, Cancellation Date: 10/21/1999
    Registrant: David C Patrick, Rt 1 Box 59, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Call Sign: WA4KBE
    Grant Date: 01/18/1995, Expiration Date: 01/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2007
    Registrant: Ralph L Garrett, Rt 1 Box 176, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Call Sign: KI4AAZ, Licensee ID: L00679428
    Grant Date: 05/02/2003, Expiration Date: 05/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2003, Certifier: Walter L Baldree
    Registrant: Walter L Baldree, 826 S Beaver Dam Ave, Damascus, VA 24236-1102
  • Call Sign: KK4JKR, Licensee ID: L01712000
    Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022, Certifier: Jonathan W Towers
    Registrant: Jonathan W Towers, 21381 Jeb Stuart Hwy, Damascus, VA 24236

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE 582 DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 7057X , Serial Number: 4000
    Registrant (Individual): Carl D Mcmurray, 23526 Taylor Valley Rd, Damascus, VA 24236
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/14/2004
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7295M , Serial Number: 55595, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Roby L Jr Orr, 21386 Vails Mill Rd, Damascus, VA 24236



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$93,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Damascus, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6370.0 years
William4674.1 years
Robert3766.2 years
John3775.4 years
Mary3680.5 years
Charles3674.1 years
Walter1874.4 years
Margaret1577.5 years
Thomas1474.0 years
Paul1371.0 years
Most common last names in Damascus, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blevins7575.5 years
Widener2370.2 years
Lewis2376.4 years
Greer2271.8 years
Barr2068.5 years
Wright1980.9 years
Osborne1974.7 years
Blackburn1768.5 years
Brown1672.7 years
Gentry1578.0 years

Businesses in Damascus, VA

  • Subway: 1

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