Weyers Cave, Virginia

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Weyers Cave, Virginia
CDP
Location of Weyers Cave, Virginia
Location of Weyers Cave, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°17′13″N 78°54′50″W / 38.28694°N 78.91389°W / 38.28694; -78.91389Coordinates: 38°17′13″N 78°54′50″W / 38.28694°N 78.91389°W / 38.28694; -78.91389
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyAugusta
Area
 • Total6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Land6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,473
 • Density374.7/sq mi (144.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code24486
Area code(s)540
FIPS code51-85184[1]
GNIS feature ID1496397[2]
 
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Weyers Cave, Virginia
CDP
Location of Weyers Cave, Virginia
Location of Weyers Cave, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°17′13″N 78°54′50″W / 38.28694°N 78.91389°W / 38.28694; -78.91389Coordinates: 38°17′13″N 78°54′50″W / 38.28694°N 78.91389°W / 38.28694; -78.91389
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyAugusta
Area
 • Total6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Land6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,473
 • Density374.7/sq mi (144.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code24486
Area code(s)540
FIPS code51-85184[1]
GNIS feature ID1496397[2]

Weyers Cave (/ˈwɪərz/ WEERZ) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Augusta County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,473 at the 2010 census. It is part of the StauntonWaynesboro Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Weyers Cave is the site of the first chapter (1927) of the Future Farmers of Virginia, later to become the National FFA Organization. It is also the site of Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport and the main campus of Blue Ridge Community College.

History[edit]

The West View Schoolhouse and Weyers Cave School are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Weyers Cave is located at 38°17′13″N 78°54′50″W / 38.28694°N 78.91389°W / 38.28694; -78.91389 (38.286833, -78.913977).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010,[1] there were 2,473 people, and 910 households residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.3% White, 1.8% African American, 0.06% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.5% of the population.

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