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Charles Town, West Virginia
Welcome to Charles Town ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Charles Town has a population of 5,957 people<3> (see below for details).
Charles Town was established in 1786.
The community of Charles Town is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Charles Town lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Charles Town: (304) & (681)<5>
The ZIP code for Charles Town: 25414<6>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Charles Town had an population of 5,957 people. This is an increase of 13.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 104.92% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Charles Town.
Communities near Charles Town ...
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 Charles Town and not the distance as if you drove.<7>.
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Websites for Charles Town ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charles Town ...
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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: 06 Feb 2019