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Bayard, West Virginia
Welcome to Bayard ...
The location of Bayard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bayard has a population of 261 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bayard.
Bayard is 2,350 feet [716 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Bayard is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bayard lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bayard: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bayard had an population of 261 people. This is a decrease of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bayard had a population of 290 people. This makes Bayard the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bayard represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 290 people, the population of Bayard decreased 3.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 299 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bayard.
Adding Bayard to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bayard in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bayard elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bayard on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bayard on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bayard ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Bayard - they are located in Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, Ohio, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bayard.
Communities near Bayard ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bayard.
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 Bayard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bayard.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bayard. 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 Bayard.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bayard. See our Newspapers Page for Bayard.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bayard ...
Looking for more information about Bayard? 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 Bayard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bayard.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 12 May 2021