Fincastle, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 201  (59.0%)
Females: 140  (41.0%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,339 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Fincastle:

$56,339
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,852 (it was $19,954 in 2000)

Fincastle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,755 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Fincastle:

$180,755
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $197,062; Detached houses: $208,196; Townhouses or other attached units: $30,800; Mobile homes: $99,549

Median gross rent in 2012: $933.

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Fincastle races chart
  • White alone - 311 (88.1%)
  • Black alone - 33 (9.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fincastle: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.2%), United States (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,407 people per square mile   (low).

Fincastle,VA real estate house value index trend

Fincastle, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Fincastle:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fincastle town:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Fincastle, Virginia as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fincastle to the number of sex offenders is 44 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $875 (0.5%)

Fincastle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (16.0 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (98.2 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (308.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Troutville, VA (2.4 miles ), Daleville, VA (2.5 miles ), Blue Ridge, VA (3.1 miles ), Cloverdale, VA (3.1 miles ), Laymantown, VA (3.1 miles ), Buchanan, VA (3.3 miles ), Montvale, VA (3.4 miles ), Hollins, VA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.50 N, Longitude: 79.88 W

Area code: 540

Fincastle household income distribution Fincastle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+19.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Fincastle, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fincastle, Virginia average temperatures Fincastle, Virginia average precipitation Fincastle, Virginia humidity Fincastle, Virginia wind speed Fincastle, Virginia snowfall Fincastle, Virginia sunshine Fincastle, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Fincastle-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Fincastle town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category F2 tornado 16.3 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Fincastle-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Fincastle center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.5 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 114.2 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 117.8 miles away from Fincastle 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 116.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Botetourt County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fincastle topographic map

Birthplace of: Jacob Ammen - Union Army General, Joseph R. Anderson - Confederate Army general, William Radford - Navy Rear Admiral, Chris Tucker - College basketball player (Virginia Tech Hokies).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fincastle:

  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (188 OLD FINCASTLE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fincastle:

  • GLEBE, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DALEVILLE, VA)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE AT BOTETOURT COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DALEVILLE, VA)
  • GENTLE SHEPHERD HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)
  • MEDI HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)
  • FRIENDSHIP HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)
  • SPRINGTREE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)

Airports located in Fincastle:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fincastle:

  • American National University (about 16 miles; Salem, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 18 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 19 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 36 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Lynchburg College (about 39 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 40 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 40 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fincastle:

See full list of schools located in Fincastle, School District: BOTETOURT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Notable location: Botetourt County Sheriffs Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Fincastle: Fincastle Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Botetourt County - Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Information & SWitch).

Court: Botetourt County - Circuit Court - Clerk- Courts- Circuit Clerk- Licenses- Marr (L Moore Wills Deeds).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.1. This is about average.

City:

70.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.73
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.625. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.625
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fincastle and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKFIELD (Population served: 415, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DAL-NITA HILLS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BETHEL RIDGE (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • GREENFIELD (Population served: 1,799, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FINCASTLE, TOWN OF (Population served: 952, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLEN WILTON (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRIFFITH PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Fincastle compared to Virginia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Fincastle (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Fincastle: The Bank Of Fincastle at 17 South Roanoke Street, branch established on 1875/09/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $180.4 mil, Deposits: $154.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

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 Fincastle town (based on Botetourt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.26%
Here: 55.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the BrethrenUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents48.8%12.3%9.2%5.6%4.2%
Congregations26.0%16.4%17.8%2.7%1.4%
NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.9%3.3%2.9%2.6%7.2%
Congregations1.4%6.8%2.7%4.1%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: 4
Botetourt County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Botetourt County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Botetourt County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Botetourt County:

27.8%
Virginia:

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

14.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$4,116
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,200
Totals for Government 0$0 3$5,316

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $68,000 ($199.41)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($190.62)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($46.92)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $77,000 ($225.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($73.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($225.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($61.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($208.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($20.53)
    General Support: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Tax - NEC: $28,000 ($82.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($67.45)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($23.46)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($17.60)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($14.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $520,000 ($1524.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $29,000 ($85.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $24,000 ($70.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($1466.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($58.65)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($14.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $498,000 ($1460.41)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Roanoke city, VA  1.48% ($38,732 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  1.05% ($51,889)
from Bedford County, VA  0.34% ($44,045)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Roanoke County, VA  1.51% ($41,629 average AGI)
to Roanoke city, VA  1.46% ($29,816)
to Bedford County, VA  0.43% ($37,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fincastle:

  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWWR (910 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fincastle:

  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Fincastle:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fincastle fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 1979 06:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Grove Hill Road @ Water Tower (Lat: 37.499583 Lon: -79.889222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA447
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 791 Grove Hill Rd (Lat: 37.483611 Lon: -79.883333), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 55 m
    Registrant: 5404738223, Gburgess@co.Botetourt.Va.Us, ONE W MAIN ST BOX 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 458 Camp Eagle Road (Lat: 37.537667 Lon: -79.902028), Call Sign: WPTB717
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Stanley W Long Ii
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 37.472083 Lon: -79.928972, Call Sign: WPZZ528
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 04/15/2014, Certifier: Troy Smith
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Botetourt County 911 - 20 E Back St, Fincastle (Lat: 37.500167 Lon: -79.877083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQKI927
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, 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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Fincastle, 791 Grove Hill Road (Lat: 37.488889 Lon: -79.901111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WPQM210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.62 MHz, 6695.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020, Certifier: Dave Moorman
    Registrant: Professional Communications, 3805 S. Main St., Blacksburg, VA 24060, Phone: (540) 552-4443, Fax: (480) 981-7146, Email:
  • FINCASTLE, 791 Grove Hill Road (Lat: 37.488889 Lon: -79.901111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WPQP288
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 07/18/2020, Certifier: David Moorman
    Registrant: Professional Communications, 3805 South Main St., Blacksburg, VA 24060, Phone: (540) 552-4443, Fax: (480) 981-7146, Email:
  • FINCASTLE, Lat: 37.495806 Lon: -79.876194, Call Sign: WPWD347
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: Paul Peery
    Registrant: Professional Communications, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (540) 392-4192, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fincastle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fincastle)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$172,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Fincastle

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fincastle, VA
Most common first names in Fincastle, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4074.2 years
Mary3078.0 years
William2976.8 years
John2569.4 years
George1878.9 years
Charles1675.9 years
Robert1576.3 years
Margaret1378.7 years
Virginia1284.0 years
Annie1189.4 years
Most common last names in Fincastle, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2378.7 years
Crowder2075.9 years
Caldwell1679.8 years
Bolton1277.5 years
Thomas1274.3 years
Switzer1182.0 years
Taylor1180.8 years
Jones1175.4 years
Peck1083.7 years
Stevens983.8 years

Businesses in Fincastle, VA

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1
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