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The location of Blue Sulphur

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Census Data for Blue Sulphur ...

As far as we can tell, Blue Sulphur has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Blue Sulphur, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Huntington48,113   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Ashland (KY)21,038   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 South Charleston12,859   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Ironton (OH)10,891   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Saint Albans10,553   E   23 miles [37 km]
 Dunbar7,543   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Cabell County ...

Blue Sulphur is located in Cabell County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Cabell County.

Population Rings for Blue Sulphur ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Blue Sulphur and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Blue Sulphur. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Blue Sulphur, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]24,262+7.52%
10 mi   [16 km]756,671-1%
15 mi   [24 km]1165,519-0.47%
20 mi   [32 km]1879,910-0.7%
25 mi   [40 km]28139,267-1.79%
30 mi   [48 km]41183,454-2.12%

Miscellaneous Information for Blue Sulphur ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Cabell County or the community of Blue Sulphur:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Blue Sulphur:

GNIS ID for Blue Sulphur: 1553938

GNIS ID for Cabell County: 1550012

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 011 (Cabell County)

Place Code: 08700 (Blue Sulphur)

State & County Code: 54/011 (West Virginia / Cabell County)

State & Place Code: 54/08700 (West Virginia / Blue Sulphur)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Blue Sulphur is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Blue Sulphur.

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Blue Sulphur. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Sulphur) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Sulphur. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4154, Longitude: -82.2482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Sulphur have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Blue Sulphur.