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Ansted, West Virginia

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Welcome to Ansted ...

The town of Ansted is located in Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ansted has a population of 1,374 people<1> (see below for details).

Ansted is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ansted: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ansted had a population of 1,404 people. This makes Ansted the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Ansted represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,404 people, the population of Ansted decreased 10.91% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,576 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ansted had an population of 1,374 people. This is a decrease of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ansted ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cedar Grove   [Map]   938   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
East Bank   [Map]   919   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   S   5 miles [8 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   870   W   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,350   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ansted.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ansted. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ansted. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ansted.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ansted:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansted ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Ansted, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ansted.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ansted. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ansted.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ansted - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ansted.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Ansted. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ansted) 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 Ansted. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ansted

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansted. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1357, Longitude: -81.1037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ansted have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ansted.