A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Cairo, West Virginia
Welcome to Cairo ...
The town of Cairo is located in Ritchie County.
The location of Cairo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Cairo has a population of 262 people<2> (see below for details).
Cairo is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cairo lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Cairo: (304) & (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cairo had a population of 281 people. This makes Cairo the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Cairo represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 200th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 281 people, the population of Cairo increased 6.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 263 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cairo had an population of 262 people. This is a decrease of 6.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.38% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cairo.
Communities near Cairo ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cairo and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cairo.
Communities Also Named Cairo ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Cairo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Tennessee (2) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cairo.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cairo:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cairo ...
Looking for more information about Cairo? 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 Cairo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cairo.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 15 Jan 2019