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Welcome to Capon Bridge ...

The town of Capon Bridge is located in Hampshire County<1>.

The location of Capon Bridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Capon Bridge has a population of 366 people<3> (see below for details).

Capon Bridge was established in 1902.

The community of Capon Bridge is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Capon Bridge: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Capon Bridge had an population of 366 people. This is an increase of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 83% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 200 people).

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

Adding Capon Bridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Capon Bridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Capon Bridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Capon Bridge on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Capon Bridge ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Capon Bridge.

  • Winchester [Winchester City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Winchester City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Capon Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
  • Stephens City [Frederick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephens City
    • Stephens City [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Capon Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<7>
  • Romney [Hampshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romney
    • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Capon Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<7>
  • Paw Paw [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paw Paw
    • Paw Paw [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Capon Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paw Paw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paw Paw<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wardensville [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardensville
      • Wardensville [Hardy County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Capon Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardensville<7>
    • Nordic Village [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nordic Village
      • Nordic Village [Frederick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Capon Bridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nordic Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nordic Village
    • Slanesville [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slanesville
      • Slanesville [Hampshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Capon Bridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slanesville
    • Cross Junction [Frederick County]
    • Hayfield [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayfield
      • Hayfield [Frederick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Capon Bridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayfield
    • Yellow Spring [Hampshire County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Capon Bridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Capon Bridge.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Capon Bridge.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Capon Bridge. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Capon Bridge.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Hampshire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Capon Bridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capon Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Capon Bridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2998, Longitude: -78.4337       In this case, the coordinates for Capon Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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