Emory, Virginia

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Emory
CDP
The Post Office in Emory, Virginia
The Post Office in Emory, Virginia
Emory is located in Virginia
Emory
Emory
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 36°47′19″N 81°49′43″W / 36.78861°N 81.82861°W / 36.78861; -81.82861Coordinates: 36°47′19″N 81°49′43″W / 36.78861°N 81.82861°W / 36.78861; -81.82861
Country United States
State Virginia
County Washington
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 24327, 24340, 24361
FIPS code 51-25792
GNIS feature ID 2584842

Emory is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washington County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,251 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

The Emory post office was established in 1847.[2] The community is named for and is the location of Emory and Henry College.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Frankie Newton (1906 – 1954) – jazz trumpeter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  2. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 119. 

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