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Population in 2012: 2,721 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 1,301  (47.8%)
Females: 1,420  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24134.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,794 (it was $33,720 in 2000)
Pearisburg:

$42,794
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,642

Pearisburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,710 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Pearisburg:

$109,710
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,781; Detached houses: $125,421; In 2-unit structures: $80,588; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,973; Mobile homes: $52,068

Median gross rent in 2012: $557.

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  • White alone - 2,664 (95.6%)
  • Black alone - 64 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pearisburg: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.9%), Irish (17.6%), English (15.7%), German (15.4%), Scottish (4.6%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1804 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 888 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pearisburg:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pearisburg town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

97 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.5%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Pearisburg, Virginia as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pearisburg to the number of sex offenders is 136 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $806 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $780 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (42.9 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (100.2 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (353.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Narrows, VA (2.0 miles ), Pembroke, VA (2.3 miles ), Peterstown, WV (2.4 miles ), Rich Creek, VA (2.5 miles ), Glen Lyn, VA (2.8 miles) , Parrott, VA (3.3 miles ), Belspring, VA (3.4 miles ), Oakvale, WV (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $257,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $190,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Area code: 540

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Crime rates in Pearisburg by Year
Type 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010001
per 100,000 0.00.036.10.00.00.035.8
Robberies 1001000
per 100,000 35.60.00.036.10.00.00.0
Assaults 2022211
per 100,000 71.20.072.272.372.135.535.8
Burglaries 71357464
per 100,000 249.2463.5180.5253.0144.2212.8143.3
Thefts 63495262545790
per 100,000 2242.81746.91877.32240.71947.32022.03224.7
Auto thefts 4012030
per 100,000 142.40.036.172.30.0106.40.0
Arson 0001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.036.10.00.035.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.6) 149.3106.5139.4144.1106.6115.9182.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Virginia average:

2.27

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Pearisburg, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Pearisburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Pearisburg town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 36.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearisburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.0 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 69.4 miles away from Pearisburg 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 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from Pearisburg center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 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 Giles County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Rick Kingrea - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Pearisburg:

  • BMA - GILES (Dialysis Facility, 1615 WENONOAH AVE)
  • CARILION GILES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 159 HARTLEY WAY)
  • GILES MEM HOSP INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 235 S BUCHANAN ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Pearisburg, VA

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Local government website: www.pearisburg.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearisburg:

  • New River Community College (about 16 miles; Dublin, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • Radford University (about 17 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • Concord University (about 17 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 19 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • National College-Salem (about 40 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Mountain State University (about 40 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 42 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)

Public high school in Pearisburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pearisburg:

See full list of schools located in Pearisburg, School District: GILES COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Pearisburg:

  • PEARISBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $241,591; Location: 209 FORT BRANCH ROAD; 49,981 books; 2,289 audio materials; 1,708 video materials; 18 state licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Giles County Courthouse (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Maxway Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pearisburg include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), Pearisburg Baptist Church (B), Pearisburg Presbyterian Church (C), Bluff City United Methodist Church (D), Curve Road United Methodist Church (E), Holy Family Roman Catholic Church (F), Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mason French Cemetery (1), Birchlawn Burial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Andrew Johnston House Museum (208 North Main Street), Giles County - Historical Society (Museums; 208 North Main Street).

Hotel: Holiday Motor Lodge (401 North Main Street).

Court: Giles County - Courts- Circuit Court Judge (120 North Main Street).

 
Giles 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 Pearisburg and their reported violations in the past:

FOREST HILLS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • FAIRVIEW ACRES COMMUNITY CLUB (Population served: 124, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • CURVE ROAD (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pearisburg, VA

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Pearisburg compared to Virginia state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Pearisburg (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pearisburg Branch at 800 Wenonah Avenue, branch established on 1963/10/03. 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 National Bank of Blacksburg: Pearisburg Branch at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1989/05/12. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • StellarOne Bank: Pearisburg Branch at 605 Wenonah Avenue, branch established on 1965/07/19. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pearisburg travel time to work - commute


Pearisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pearisburg town (based on Giles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.69%
Here56.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.2%18.1%11.9%9.9%7.4%
Congregations32.8%10.4%10.4%7.5%6.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents5.9%2.7%1.5%1.5%6.9%
Congregations1.5%3.0%4.5%1.5%22.4%
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: 7
Giles County:

4.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Giles County:

8.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Giles County:

24.1%
Virginia:

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

18.2%
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 3$6,418$25,6720$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,234$40,9367$900
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,876$35,7870$0
Police - Other 1$1,766$21,1920$0
Streets and Highways 8$15,010$22,5151$1,152
Sewerage 3$6,040$24,1600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,415
Water Supply 2$4,712$28,2720$0
Local Libraries 3$7,044$28,1761$390
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$3,744
Totals for Government 30$72,100$28,84014$7,601

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($4.78)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($3.68)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($3.31)
    General: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $376,000 ($138.18)
    Water Utilities: $351,000 ($129.00)
    Sewerage: $341,000 ($125.32)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($112.46)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($96.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($73.87)
    Libraries: $199,000 ($73.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $147,000 ($54.02)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($25.36)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($17.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($59.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $119,000 ($43.73)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($17.27)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($12.50)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($3.68)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.74)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $952,000 ($349.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($3.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($122.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($33.81)
    General Support: $58,000 ($21.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $244,000 ($89.67)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($5.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $385,000 ($141.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $313,000 ($115.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $181,000 ($66.52)
    General Support: $139,000 ($51.08)
    All Other: $110,000 ($40.43)
  • Tax - Property: $575,000 ($211.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $210,000 ($77.18)
    NEC: $207,000 ($76.07)
    Total General Sales: $84,000 ($30.87)
    Public Utilities: $82,000 ($30.14)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($11.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $133,000 ($48.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,695,000 ($990.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,513,000 ($923.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($37.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $182,000 ($66.89)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($11.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $612,000 ($224.92)

5.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Montgomery County, VA  1.68% ($34,757 average AGI)
from Monroe County, WV  0.39% ($28,120)
from Pulaski County, VA  0.36% ($31,478)


4.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
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 Montgomery County, VA  1.24% ($31,474 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, VA  0.43% ($26,259)
to Monroe County, WV  0.33% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearisburg:

  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearisburg:

  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRW (105.3 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Pearisburg, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Pearisburg fatal accident list:

May 5, 1993 12:57 AM, Mainst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pearisburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Atop Flat Top Mtn Near (Lat: 37.247222 Lon: -80.853889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: KIG418
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4000 MHz, 451.050 MHz, 45.3200 MHz, 45.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2003, Expiration Date: 08/03/2013
    Registrant: Virginia Info Tech. Agy, 11751 Meadowville Lane, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Fax: (540) 686-5330, Email:
  • .2 Mi Nw Of Us 460 And St Rt 640 (Lat: 37.335389 Lon: -80.751194), Call Sign: WDQ399
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2003, Expiration Date: 07/20/2013
    Registrant: Professional Communications, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (540) 392-4192, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • Lat: 37.327222 Lon: -80.706944, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUH841
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.487 MHz, 458.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012, Certifier: William S Davis
    Registrant: Two Way Radio Inc, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (540) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • 145 Kinter Way (Lat: 37.296667 Lon: -80.707778), Call Sign: WQBA714
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Andrew F Brush
    Registrant: Panasonic Digital Communications&security Company, 1707 N. Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 37.325000 Lon: -80.730556, Call Sign: WQFH538
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.7200 MHz, 45.3200 MHz, 453.587 MHz, 453.687 MHz, 453.750 MHz, 460.287 MHz, 453.212 MHz, 458.512 MHz, 458.587 MHz, 458.687 MHz... (+3 more)
    Grant Date: 07/17/2006, Expiration Date: 07/17/2016, Certifier: David B Altizer
    Registrant: Virginia Info Technologies Agency, 11751 Meadowville Lane, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • Butt Mtn 6.88 Mi Ene (Lat: 37.369250 Lon: -80.622833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQHY255
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2007, Expiration Date: 11/29/2017, 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:
  • Pulaski Giles Trailer Park (Lat: 37.305833 Lon: -80.737306), Type: Upole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIU200
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 05/13/2018, Certifier: Roger Houck
    Registrant: Boggs Municipal Services, Inc., Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (276) 328-5114, Fax: (276) 328-5115

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ANGELS REST, 1.5 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.316778 Lon: -80.762583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WMJ664
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 11385.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STATION, Butt Mtn 6 1/2 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 37.369833 Lon: -80.622000), Structure height: 2.7 m, Overall height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: KIT64
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/1996, Expiration Date: 01/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2001
    Registrant: American Electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (614) 223-3588, Fax: (614) 223-3535
  • PEARISBURG, Orchard & Tazwell Street (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -80.732556), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: KTG57
    Assigned Frequencies: 6397.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/1991, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/16/1997
    Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1500 Macorkle Ave Se Rm 422, Charleston, WV 25314
  • STATION, 3.91 Mi From Int Of Rts 42 & 670 (Lat: 37.247056 Lon: -80.855611), Type: Tower, Overall height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: WAA841, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 6768.75 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6325.72 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/2009, Expiration Date: 12/20/2019, Certifier: James D Roberts
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:
  • Approx. 3 Km East (Lat: 37.344278 Lon: -80.776444), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WLE534
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.375 MHz, 951.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/1992, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave, Nw, Ste 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pearisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98134 , Serial Number: 28-26064, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Alan Givens, 900 Henson Ave, Pearisburg, VA 24134


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Pearisburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pearisburg, VA

Most common first names in Pearisburg, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8074.8 years
William6173.6 years
Mary5976.2 years
John5174.0 years
Robert4472.9 years
George3575.1 years
Charles2771.4 years
Paul1873.8 years
Frank1875.2 years
Virginia1774.7 years
Most common last names in Pearisburg, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin3672.5 years
Stafford3477.8 years
Johnston3275.3 years
Thompson2576.8 years
Williams2476.8 years
Johnson2474.5 years
Sadler2073.5 years
Robertson1781.6 years
Albert1673.1 years
Dennis1676.3 years
Businesses in Pearisburg, VA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
McDonald's1
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