Roanoke, Virginia

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Roanoke, Virginia
City
Downtown Roanoke, Virginia as seen at night from the Mill Mountain Star.
Nickname(s): The Star City of The South or Magic City
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 37°16′15″N 79°56′30″W / 37.27083°N 79.94167°W / 37.27083; -79.94167Coordinates: 37°16′15″N 79°56′30″W / 37.27083°N 79.94167°W / 37.27083; -79.94167
Country United States
State Virginia
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor David A. Bowers
Area
 • City 43 sq mi (111.1 km2)
 • Land 42.9 sq mi (111.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] [2] 883–1,740 ft (269–530 m)
Population (2008)
 • City 92,967
 • Density 2,213.2/sq mi (854.5/km2)
 • Metro 295,700
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Codes 24001–24020, 24022–24038, 24040, 24042–24045, 24048, 24050, 24155, 24157
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-68000[3]
GNIS feature ID 1499971[4]

Roanoke is a city of Virginia in the United States.

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