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The location of Ansted









Welcome to Ansted ...

The town of Ansted is located in Fayette County.

The location of Ansted has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ansted has a population of 1,353 people<2> (see below for details).

Ansted is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ansted: (304) and (681)<4>

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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,576 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ansted had an population of 1,353 people. This is a decrease of 3.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ansted ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ansted and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   S   5 miles [8 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   W   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ansted. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ansted

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansted. The point we use 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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