About the Community

  1. 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan Survey

    The City of Roanoke's Community Resources Division is seeking input on the development of its 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan which guides how funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development are used.

  2. Climate

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  3. Community Profile (PDF)

    Review the community profile for Roanoke.

  4. Distance to Major Markets

    Learn what the distance is to major markets.

  5. History

    The 1st pioneers explored the Roanoke Valley region as early as the 17th century.

  6. Links

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  7. Location

    Roanoke, Virginia is located midway between New York, New York and Atlanta, Georgia on Interstate 81.

  8. Roanoke & Blue Ridge Parkway

    Roanoke is among the few metro areas that enjoys immediate proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway – one of the most popular attractions in the national parks system.

  9. StarCam - The View from Mill Mountain

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