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Christiansburg is a town in Montgomery County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for William Christian, Indian fighter
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Virginia named Christiansburg. For links to other places called Christiansburg, VA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Christiansburg is 37.129N. The longitude is -80.409W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,093 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,756.


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Median household income
Local
$40,851
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Christiansburg demographic reports
Christiansburg is near the Blue Ridge Mountains
Former and merged names include:
· Hans Meadow
· Hans Meadows
Nearby parks & recreation: Claytor Lake State Park
Historic sites and museums: Montgomery Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Christiansburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Christiansburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Christiansburg was $19,579, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Christiansburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Christiansburg include Cambria Historic District, East Main Street Historic District, South Franklin Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Christiansburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.


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Libraries in Christiansburg include Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library ... View libraries

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Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Christiansburg political report.

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The average commute time for Christiansburg workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Christiansburg include Days Inn, Econo Lodge Christiansburg, Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Christiansburg, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Howard Johnson Express Inn Christiansburg, Microtel Inn Christiansburg, Quality Inn Christiansburg, Super 8.

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