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Welcome to Ansted ...

The town of Ansted is located in Fayette County<1>.

The location of Ansted has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ansted has a population of 1,330 people<3> (see below for details).

Ansted is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Ansted: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ansted had an population of 1,330 people. This is a decrease of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.61% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 1,576 people).

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

Communities near Ansted ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Ansted
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,218 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<7>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Ansted
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<7>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<7>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 887 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<7>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Ansted
      • Estimated population in 2018: 566 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt

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 Ansted. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ansted.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ansted.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ansted. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ansted.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ansted - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Ansted have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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