Wilmont, Roanoke, Virginia

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Coordinates: 37°17′4″N 80°0′2″W / 37.28444°N 80.00056°W / 37.28444; -80.00056 Wilmont is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in far western Roanoke. It borders the neighborhoods of South Washington Heights on the north, Cherry Hill on the south, Shenandoah West on the east and Ridgewood Park on the west.[1]

History[edit]

Annexed by the city from Roanoke County in 1949, Wilmont is primarily residential in nature, this area features both traditional and suburban characteristics as its development occurred between 1920 and 1960.[2] Today, Wilmont is the location of Strauss Park and Fairview Elementary School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Explore Roanoke Neighborhood Map: Wilmont". City of Roanoke Department of Neighborhoods. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 
  2. ^ "Peters Creek South Neighborhood Plan: Development History of the Peters Creek South Neighborhoods". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 

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