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Pearisburg is a town in Giles County, in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Capt. George Pearis, who operated a ferry here
The latitude of Pearisburg is 37.326N. The longitude is -80.735W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,808 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,793.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pearisburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Giles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24134 ZIP code.
10% of Pearisburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pearisburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pearisburg was $17,412, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Pearisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Pearisburg include Pearisburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pearisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $689.
Libraries in Pearisburg include Pearisburg Public Library ... View libraries
Giles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pearisburg political report.
The average commute time for Pearisburg workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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