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Ferrum College Police Department
E M Legg(Chief of Police)
10021 Franklin St,
Ferrum, VA, 24088

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The city of Ferrum encompasses the following counties: Franklin.

Ferrum encompasses land area: 9.3 sq mi (24.0 km2), water area: 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2). The elevation is 1,296 ft (395 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 220/sq mi (85/km2). The local time zone is Eastern (EST) (UTC-5).

Local area codes are 540. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 51-27712, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts.

Ferrum is a census-designated place (CDP) in Franklin County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,043 at the 2010 census, an increase of over fifty percent from the 1,313 reported in 2000. Ferrum is home to Ferrum College and its Blue Ridge Folklife Festival. It is part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Ferrum is located at 36°55′35″N 80°0′40″W / 36.92639°N 80.01111°W / 36.92639; -80.01111 (36.926381, -80.011181). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.2 square miles (24.0 km²), all of it land.

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,313 people, 285 households, and 169 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 141.9 people per square mile (54.8/km²). There were 307 housing units at an average density of 33.2/sq mi (12.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.81% White, 16.22% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.91% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population.