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Buffalo Station, West Virginia

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Census Data for Buffalo Station ...

So far, we have found very little information about Buffalo Station. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Buffalo Station to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Buffalo Station, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Buffalo Station 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 Buffalo Station, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Morgantown30,855   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Fairmont18,622   SW   Less than 2 miles
 Clarksburg16,035   SW   18 miles [29 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Marion County ...

Buffalo Station is located in Marion County.

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

Population Rings for Buffalo Station ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Buffalo Station and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Buffalo Station. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Buffalo Station, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]826,414---
10 mi   [16 km]1127,358---
15 mi   [24 km]2185,924+4.34%
20 mi   [32 km]31110,712+2.64%
25 mi   [40 km]40119,563+2.9%
30 mi   [48 km]50130,868+2.33%

Miscellaneous Information for Buffalo Station ...

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 Marion County or the community of Buffalo Station:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Buffalo Station: 1718042

GNIS ID for Marion County: 1718173

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Buffalo Station would have been 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 Buffalo Station.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Marion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Buffalo Station, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Buffalo Station. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buffalo Station) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buffalo Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4959, Longitude: -80.1265     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buffalo Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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 Buffalo Station.