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Welcome to Carpendale ...

The town of Carpendale is located in Mineral County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carpendale has a population of 910 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Carpendale.

Carpendale is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Carpendale: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carpendale had an population of 910 people. This is a decrease of 6.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carpendale had a population of 977 people. This makes Carpendale the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Carpendale represents 0.05% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 977 people, the population of Carpendale increased 2.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 954 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Carpendale.

Communities near Carpendale ...

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

  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Carpendale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<7>
  • Keyser [Mineral County]
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    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Carpendale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,863 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<7>
  • Meyersdale [Somerset County]
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    • Meyersdale [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Carpendale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,087 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meyersdale<7>
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Carpendale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Romney [Hampshire County]
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      • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,680 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<7>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<7>
    • Hyndman [Bedford County]
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      • Hyndman [Bedford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyndman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyndman<7>
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 792 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
    • Salisbury [Somerset County]
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      • Salisbury [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<7>
    • Paw Paw [Morgan County]
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      • Paw Paw [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Carpendale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 484 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paw Paw<7>

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 Carpendale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carpendale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carpendale. 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 Carpendale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carpendale. See our Newspapers Page for Carpendale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carpendale ...

Looking for more information about Carpendale? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carpendale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carpendale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 Mineral, 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 Carpendale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carpendale - 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- Carpendale) 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 Carpendale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarpendaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carpendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6332, Longitude: -78.7837       In this case, the coordinates for Carpendale 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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