Linville, Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Linville is located in Virginia
Linville is located in the US
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 38°31′15″N 78°50′15″W / 38.52083°N 78.83750°W / 38.52083; -78.83750Coordinates: 38°31′15″N 78°50′15″W / 38.52083°N 78.83750°W / 38.52083; -78.83750
Country  United States
State Virginia
County Rockingham County
Population (1870)
 • Total 3,547

Linville is an unincorporated community located in Rockingham County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is located 6 miles north of Harrisonburg, Virginia.[1][2] It contains the Linville United Church of Christ.


Linville was affected by the major local floods of 1870.[1] Its population at the time was 3547, with 17 "productive industries" in the town.[1]

Mannheim and the George Chrisman House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Wayland, John Walter (1912). A history of Rockingham County, Virginia. Ruebush-Elkins Co. p. 166. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.