For a map directing you to Roanoke County click here.
Area: 305 square miles
Formed in 1838 from Botetourt and Montgomery, and probably named for the Roanoke River. General Andrew Lewis
lived here. The city of Roanoke is known as the Magic City of the South.
Hollins College, A-79, Rte. 11, 5.8 miles n. of Roanoke
Catawba Sanatorium, I-4, Rte. 311, at Catawba
Roanoke College, I-11-b, Rte. 11, .2 mile w. of Salem
Colonial Mansion Site, K-74, Rte. 11, 2.5 miles w. of Salem
Old Lutheran Church, K-76, Rte. 11, .8 mile w. of Roanoke
Old Salem Inns, K-88, Rte. 11, .2 mile of Salem
Hanging Rock, KH-7, Rte. 311, n. of Salem at Rte. 116
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