Wildwood, Roanoke, Virginia

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Coordinates: 37°17′7″N 79°54′47″W / 37.28528°N 79.91306°W / 37.28528; -79.91306 Wildwood is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in eastern Roanoke, along U.S.460 (Orange Avenue). It borders the neighborhoods of Hollins on the west, Mecca Gardens on the east, Eastgate on the north and the town of Vinton to the south.[1] Originally included as part of Roanoke County, Wildwood was annexed by the city in 1976.[2] Predominately rural prior to its annexation, growth within the neighborhood has been suburban in nature since the 1970s with significant commercial development located along its Orange Avenue frontage.[2]

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  1. ^ "Neighborhood Plans Map". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Hollins/Wildwood Area Plan: Introduction and History". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 

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