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Bancroft, West Virginia
Welcome to Bancroft ...
The location of Bancroft has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bancroft has a population of 595 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bancroft.
Bancroft is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bancroft lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bancroft: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bancroft had an population of 595 people. This is an increase of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bancroft had a population of 587 people. This makes Bancroft the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Bancroft represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 587 people, the population of Bancroft increased 59.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 367 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bancroft.
Communities Also Named Bancroft ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Bancroft - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bancroft.
Communities near Bancroft ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bancroft.
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 Bancroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bancroft.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bancroft. 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 Bancroft.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bancroft. See our Newspapers Page for Bancroft.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bancroft ...
Looking for more information about Bancroft? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bancroft, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bancroft.
Adding Bancroft to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bancroft 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 Bancroft was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bancroft on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bancroft on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022