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Welcome to Woodsfield ...

The village of Woodsfield is located in Monroe County<1> and is the County Seat for Monroe County.

The pronunciation of Woodsfield: WOODZ-feeld<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodsfield has a population of 2,217 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Woodsfield.

Woodsfield is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Woodsfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Woodsfield: (740)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodsfield had an population of 2,217 people. This is a decrease of 7.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodsfield had a population of 2,384 people (which is 16.28% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Woodsfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Woodsfield represents 0.02% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 365th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,384 people, the population of Woodsfield decreased 8.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,598 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Woodsfield.

Adding Woodsfield to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Woodsfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Woodsfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Woodsfield on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Woodsfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Woodsfield.

  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Woodsfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<7>
  • Barnesville [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesville
    • Barnesville [Belmont County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Woodsfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<7>
  • Paden City [Tyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden City
    • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Woodsfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<7>
  • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan Point
    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodsfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powhatan Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sistersville [Tyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sistersville
      • Sistersville [Tyler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sistersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sistersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sistersville<7>
    • Bethesda [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethesda
      • Bethesda [Belmont County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethesda have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethesda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethesda<7>
    • Matamoras [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matamoras
      • Matamoras [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 865 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matamoras have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matamoras
    • Quaker City [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quaker City
      • Quaker City [Guernsey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quaker City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quaker City<7>
    • Belmont [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Belmont County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<7>
    • Beallsville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beallsville
      • Beallsville [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodsfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beallsville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woodsfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodsfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woodsfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woodsfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodsfield. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodsfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodsfield ...

Looking for more information about Woodsfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Woodsfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Woodsfield.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodsfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Woodsfield. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodsfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodsfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodsfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodsfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woodsfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodsfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7612, Longitude: -81.1167    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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