Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
Nickname(s): The Friendly City
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 38°26′58″N 78°52′08″W / 38.44944°N 78.86889°W / 38.44944; -78.86889Coordinates: 38°26′58″N 78°52′08″W / 38.44944°N 78.86889°W / 38.44944; -78.86889
County Independent City
Founded 1737
Government
 • Mayor Rodney Eagle[1]
Area
 • Total 45.6 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
 • Land 45.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
 • Water 0.1 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 40,468
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Harrisonburg is a city in Rockingham County, Virginia. It had 48,914 people at the 2010 census.[2][3]

Harrisonburg is the county seat of Rockingham County.[4] Harrisonburg is home to James Madison University and Eastern Mennonite University.

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  1. Term: 2004-2008; Mayor Rodney Eagle
  2. [1]. 2010 U.S. Census Data: Virginia. Retrieved February 16, 2011
  3. [2]. Weldon Cooper Center 2010 Census Count Retrieved September 8, 2011
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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