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Fincastle is a town in Botetourt County, in the Roanoke metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Lord Fincastle.
The latitude of Fincastle is 37.499N. The longitude is -79.877W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 354.
In 1969, with some buildings dating to the late 18th century, a section of the town was designated as an historic district.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fincastle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Botetourt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Roanoke area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24090 ZIP code.
19% of Fincastle residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fincastle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fincastle was $19,954, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Fincastle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Fincastle include Fincastle Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Fincastle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.
Libraries in Fincastle include Fincastle Branch Library ... View libraries
Botetourt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fincastle political report.
The average commute time for Fincastle workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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