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Located in: Fayette County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Charlton Hts.

Time Zone: Charlton Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 660 feet [201.17 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Charlton Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1237, Longitude: -81.2340     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Charlton Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   38° 7' 25"
Lon:   -81° 14' 2"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Beckwith

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Charlton Heights

GNIS ID:   1537222
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 14630

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Charlton Heights)

About Fayette County

The community of Fayetteville is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Fayette)


2016:<5>     44,323   (3.73% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     46,039   (3.24% decrease since 2000)
2000:     47,579

Total Area:<6>   668 sq. miles [1,731 km²]   - of which 1.02% is water (6.8 sq. miles [17.6 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   21,618

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Fayette

GNIS ID:   1560095
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 019

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Charlton Heights)

About West Virginia

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2016:     1,831,102   (1.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Charlton Heights.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charlton Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Charlton Heights, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Charlton Heights.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Charlton Heights. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Charlton Heights.