Botetourt County, Virginia

  • Area: 543 square miles
  • Population: 30,496 (2000 census)
  • Persons/Sq. Mile: 56.2 
  • % Karst Terrane: approx. 20%
  • Longest Cave: 2,728 feet
  • Average Length: 147 feet
  • Deepest Cave: 239 feet
  • Number of Reported Caves: 151
  • Surveyed Cave Passage: 4 miles

Major Karst Development Areas:

  • Catawba Creek Valley
  • Timber Ridge

Karstic Formations and Map Symbols:

  • Helderberg - DSu
  • Undivided Ordovician - Ou

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