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Census Data for Afton ...

As far as we can tell, Afton has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Afton, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Albright [Preston County]
  • Terra Alta [Preston County]
  • Kingwood [Preston County]
  • Brandonville [Preston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandonville
    • Brandonville [Preston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Afton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandonville
  • Bruceton Mills [Preston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruceton Mills
    • Bruceton Mills [Preston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Afton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruceton Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruceton Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruceton Mills<2>
  • Friendsville [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendsville
    • Friendsville [Garrett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Afton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendsville<2>
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Afton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Park
    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Afton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
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    • Accident [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Accident
      • Accident [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Afton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accident have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Accident<2>
    • Deer Park [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Afton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<2>
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Lynn Heights
      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Afton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Masontown [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Masontown
      • Masontown [Preston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Afton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<2>
    • Reedsville [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsville
      • Reedsville [Preston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Afton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reedsville<2>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
    • Tunnelton [Preston County]

Preston County ...

Afton is located in Preston County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Preston County.

Miscellaneous Information for Afton ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Preston County or the community of Afton:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Afton:
    • GNIS ID for Afton: 1549558
    • GNIS ID for Preston County: 1558642
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Afton is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Afton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Afton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5359, Longitude: -79.5387       In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Preston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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