Other cities in the 540 area code include: Culpeper, Blacksburg, Waynesboro, Radford, Warrenton, Christiansburg, Stafford, Rocky Mount, Front Royal, Lexington, Edinburg, Bedford, Covington, Salem, Luray, Pearisburg, Orange, Dahlgren, Pulaski, Louisa, Mineral, Dublin, Purcellville, Buena Vista, Washington, Berryville, Stephens City, Middleburg, Hot Springs, Gordonsville, Moneta, Elkton, Narrows, Hardy, Troutville, Delaplane, Goodview, King George, Remington, Sperryville, Unionville, Bridgewater, Spotsylvania, Union Hall, Clifton Forge, Fincastle, Blue Grass, Shenandoah, Stanley, Leesburg, Woodstock, Broadway, Ferrum, Deerfield, Lignum, Natural Bridge, Partlow, Willis, Glasgow, Pratts, Shawsville, Buchanan, Boyce, The Plains, Keezletown, Raphine, Gore, Leon, Banco, Weyers Cave, Marshall, Craigsville, Floyd, Greenwood, Boones Mill, Mount Solon, New Castle, Mc Dowell, Monterey, Millboro, Newport, Williamsville, Stuarts Draft, Locust Grove, Strasburg, Grottoes, Mc Gaheysville, Mount Jackson, Cross Junction, Lovettsville, Crimora, Dayton, Pembroke, Basye, Round Hill, Toms Brook, Midland, Madison, Churchville, Catawba, Check, Criders, Eagle Rock, Fairfield, Fort Valley, Indian Valley, Rixeyville, Hinton, Linville, New Market, Bluemont, Catlett, Upperville, Montvale, Paint Bank, Warm Springs, and Meadows Of Dan.
Roanoke is an independent city in the southern U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 97,032. It is located in the Roanoke Valley of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. Roanoke is the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia, and is the principal municipality of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had a 2010 population of 308,707. It is composed of the independent cities of Roanoke and Salem, and Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, and Roanoke counties. Bisected by the Roanoke River, Roanoke is the commercial and cultural hub of much of Southwest Virginia and portions of Southern West Virginia.
Fredericksburg is an independent city in Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,286, up from 19,279 at the 2000 census. The city population was estimated at 28,118 in 2015. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Fredericksburg with neighboring Spotsylvania County for statistical purposes.Located 53 miles (85 km) south of Washington, D.C. and 58 miles (93 km) north of Richmond, Fredericksburg is part of the Northern Virginia region and is included in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.Located near where the Rappahannock River crosses the Fall Line, Fredericksburg was a prominent port in Virginia during the colonial era. During the Civil War, the town, located halfway between the capitals of the opposing forces, was the site of the Battle of Fredericksburg and Second Battle of Fredericksburg, preserved in part as the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Tourism is a major part of the economy, with approximately 1.5 million people visiting the Fredericksburg area annually, including the battlefield park, the downtown visitor center, events, museums and historic sites. Fredericksburg is home to several major commercial centers including Central Park (as of 2004, the second-largest mall on the East Coast) and Spotsylvania Towne Centre, located in Spotsylvania County adjacent to the city line. Major employers include the University of Mary Washington, Mary Washington Healthcare, and GEICO. Many Fredericksburg-area residents commute to work by car, bus, and rail to Washington and Richmond, as well as Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington counties.
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,914. Harrisonburg is the county seat of Rockingham County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Harrisonburg with Rockingham County for statistical purposes. Harrisonburg is home to James Madison University and Eastern Mennonite University.Harrisonburg is the core city of the Harrisonburg, Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a 2011 estimated population of 126,562.
The 540 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 8:10 PM on May 24, 2022.