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Castlewood is in Russell County.
The community was named for Jacob Castle (or Cassell), hunter.
The latitude of Castlewood is 36.89N. The longitude is -82.279W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,614 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,036.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Castlewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Russell 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 24224 ZIP code.
8% of Castlewood residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castlewood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castlewood was $14,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Castlewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Castlewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $689.
Russell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castlewood political report.
The average commute time for Castlewood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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