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Capon Bridge, West Virginia

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Welcome to Capon Bridge ...

The town of Capon Bridge is located in Hampshire County.

A typical abbreviation for Capon Bridge: Capon Brg. (or less commonly used: Capon Brdg. or Capon Brdge.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Capon Bridge has a population of 371 people<1> (see below for details).

Capon Bridge was established in 1902.

The community of Capon Bridge is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Capon Bridge had a population of 355 people. This makes Capon Bridge the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Capon Bridge represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 355 people, the population of Capon Bridge increased 77.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 200 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Capon Bridge had an population of 371 people. This is an increase of 4.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 85.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Capon Bridge.

Communities near Capon Bridge ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   1,999   SE   18 miles [29 km]
White Hall (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Capon Bridge. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Capon Bridge. 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 Capon Bridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Capon Bridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capon Bridge ...

Looking for more information about Capon Bridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Capon Bridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Capon Bridge.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Capon Bridge. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Capon Bridge.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capon Bridge - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Capon Bridge.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Capon Bridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Capon Bridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Capon Bridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Capon Bridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Bridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2998, Longitude: -78.4337     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capon Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Capon Bridge.


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