A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Ansted, West Virginia
Welcome to Ansted ...
The location of Ansted has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ansted has a population of 1,309 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ansted.
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 2019 Census Estimates, Ansted had an population of 1,309 people. This is a decrease of 6.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.94% 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 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 (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.
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.
Adding Ansted to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ansted in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ansted was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ansted on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022