Villa Heights, Roanoke, Virginia

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Villa Heights is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in northwest Roanoke north of U.S. 460 (Melrose Avenue). It borders the neighborhoods of Washington Heights on the west, Melrose-Rugby on the east, Fairland, Miller Court/Arrowood and Westview Terrace on the north and Shenandoah West and South Washington Heights on the south.[1] As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Villa Heights has a population of 2,840 residents.[2]

History[edit]

Originally subdivided in 1910 as one of Roanoke's early suburbs, the character of Villa Heights shifts from that of a traditional turn of the century neighborhood to that of typical suburban. Today, Villa Heights is the location of the Roanoke Country Club and Villa Heights Park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Explore Roanoke Neighborhood Map: Villa Heights". City of Roanoke Department of Neighborhoods. Retrieved 2008-05-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Fairland/Villa Heights Neighborhood Plan". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-16. 

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