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Welcome to Beech Bottom ...

The village of Beech Bottom is located in Brooke County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beech Bottom has a population of 469 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Beech Bottom.

Beech Bottom is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Beech Bottom: (304) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Beech Bottom: 26030<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beech Bottom had an population of 469 people. This is a decrease of 10.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beech Bottom had a population of 523 people. This makes Beech Bottom the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Beech Bottom represents 0.03% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 523 people, the population of Beech Bottom decreased 13.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 606 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beech Bottom.

Communities Also Named Beech Bottom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Beech Bottom - they are located in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beech Bottom.

Communities near Beech Bottom ...

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

  • Wheeling (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Beech Bottom and is located in Ohio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,283 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<7>
  • Weirton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weirton
    • Weirton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Beech Bottom and is located in Hancock County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,068 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weirton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weirton<7>
  • Steubenville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steubenville
    • Steubenville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Beech Bottom and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,586 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steubenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steubenville<7>
  • Martins Ferry (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Ferry
    • Martins Ferry lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Beech Bottom and is located in Belmont County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Ferry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martins Ferry<7>
  • Saint Clairsville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clairsville
    • Saint Clairsville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Beech Bottom and is located in Belmont County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clairsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clairsville<7>
  • Toronto (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toronto
    • Toronto lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Beech Bottom and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toronto have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toronto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toronto<7>
  • Bellaire (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
    • Bellaire lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Beech Bottom and is located in Belmont County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<7>
  • Wintersville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wintersville
    • Wintersville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Beech Bottom and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,645 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wintersville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wintersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wintersville<7>
  • Shadyside (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadyside
    • Shadyside lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Beech Bottom and is located in Belmont County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<7>
  • Mingo Junction (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo Junction
    • Mingo Junction lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Beech Bottom and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,185 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mingo Junction<7>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beech Bottom. 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 Beech Bottom.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beech Bottom. See our Newspapers Page for Beech Bottom.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beech Bottom ...

Looking for more information about Beech Bottom? 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 Beech Bottom, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Beech Bottom.

Adding Beech Bottom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beech Bottom 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 Beech Bottom was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Beech Bottom on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Beech Bottom on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Beech Bottom

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About Brooke County

About West Virginia

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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 Brooke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beech Bottom.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beech Bottom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Beech Bottom). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beech Bottom or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Beech Bottom) 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 Beech Bottom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beech BottomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beech Bottom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2295, Longitude: -80.6527    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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