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Welcome to Charles Town ...
Charles Town was established in 1786.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Charles Town has a population of 6,049 people<4> (see below for details).
The community of Charles Town is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Charles Town lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Charles Town: (304) & (681)<6>
The ZIP code for Charles Town: 25414<7>
Websites for Charles Town ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.jeffersoncounty.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Charles Town, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Charles Town had an population of 6,049 people. This is an increase of 15.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 108.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Charles Town had a population of 5,259 people (which is 9.83% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Charles Town the county's most populous community.
The population of Charles Town represents 0.28% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,259 people, the population of Charles Town increased 80.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,907 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Charles Town.
Communities near Charles Town ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Charles Town.
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 Charles Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Charles Town.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Charles Town. 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 Charles Town.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Charles Town. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Charles Town.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charles Town ...
Looking for more information about Charles Town? 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 Charles Town, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Charles Town.
Adding Charles Town to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Charles Town in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Charles Town was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Charles Town.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Charles Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023