The Plains, Virginia

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The Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Reston, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Fauquier
Standard Zip Codes 20198
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.861
Longitude -77.774

The Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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The Plains Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 266 100%
Male 127 47.7%
Female 139 52.3%
Under 18 56 21.1%
18+ 210 78.9%
65+ 40 15%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 3.01
White 239 89.8%
African-American 27 10.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.4%

Estimated The Plains Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 287
Growth 21
Growth % 7.9%

The Plains Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 45.4%
Scottish 13.9%
German 12%
English 7.2%
Irish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Italian 2.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Greek 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
The Plains 266 $45,313
Hamilton 562 $73,333
Haymarket 879 $76,197
Manassas 35,135 $70,141
Middleburg 632 $60,313
Round Hill 500 $62,361
Warrenton 6,670 $59,744
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