South Jefferson, Roanoke, Virginia

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South Jefferson
Roanoke Neighborhood
South Jefferson neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia.jpg
Country United States
State Virginia
City Roanoke
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Coordinates 37°15′14″N 79°56′38″W / 37.25389°N 79.94389°W / 37.25389; -79.94389Coordinates: 37°15′14″N 79°56′38″W / 37.25389°N 79.94389°W / 37.25389; -79.94389
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Codes 24016
Area code 540

South Jefferson is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in southeast Roanoke, surrounded roughly by the Roanoke River to the south and east and the Roy L. Webber Expressway to the west, centered on South Jefferson Street. It borders the neighborhoods of Old Southwest on the west, Belmont and Downtown on the north, and Riverland/Walnut Hills via the Walnut Street Bridge on the east.[1]


Historically serving various industrial activities, in May 2000 the South Jefferson area was identified as the South Jefferson Redevelopment Area by the City of Roanoke.[2] The area is seeing significant redevelopment including the construction of the Carilion Clinic campus and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.[1]


  1. ^ a b "South Jefferson Redevelopment Area". City of Roanoke Housing Development and Neighborhood Revitalization. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  2. ^ "South Jefferson: South Jefferson Redevelopment Area". Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

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