Emory, Virginia
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Emory, Virginia
Emory
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
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyWashington
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
24327, 24340, 24361
FIPS code51-25792
GNIS feature ID2584842

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

Frankie Newton (1906 - 1954) - jazz trumpeter

References

  1. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Archived 2012-07-11 at Archive.today Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  2. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 119.

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