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Belington, West Virginia

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Welcome to Belington ...

The town of Belington is located in Barbour County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Belington has a population of 1,864 people<1> (see below for details).

Belington is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Belington: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Belington: 26250<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belington had a population of 1,921 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 1,788 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Belington had an population of 1,864 people. This is a decrease of 2.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Belington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Beverly   [Map]   675   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Belington.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Belington. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belington. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Barbour County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Belington.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Belington

Our 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     [Map].

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