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Welcome to Belington ...

The town of Belington is located in Barbour County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Belington has a population of 1,899 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Belington is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Belington: 26250<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belington had an population of 1,899 people. This is a decrease of 1.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belington had a population of 1,921 people (or 11.58% of the total population of Barbour County). This makes Belington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Belington represents 0.1% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,921 people, the population of Belington increased 7.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,788 people).

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

Communities near Belington ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Belington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,908 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Belington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<7>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Belington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<7>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Belington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
    • Flemington [Taylor County]
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      • Flemington [Taylor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 306 people
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
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      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
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      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
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      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montrose [Randolph County]
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      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Belington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Belington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belington.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belington. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Belington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belington ...

Looking for more information about Belington? 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 Belington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belington.

Adding Belington to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Belington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities in West Virginia

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About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belington. 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 Barbour, 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 Belington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belington - 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 town (such as Belington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belington 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Belington) 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 Belington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BelingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0252, Longitude: -79.9357    
<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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