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The location of Davy









Welcome to Davy ...

The town of Davy is located in McDowell County.

The location of Davy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Davy has a population of 356 people<2> (see below for details).

Davy is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Davy: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Davy had a population of 420 people. This makes Davy the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Davy represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 420 people, the population of Davy increased 12.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 373 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Davy had an population of 356 people. This is a decrease of 15.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Davy ...

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 Davy and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bradshaw   [Map]   286   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iaeger   [Map]   255   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Northfork   [Map]   356   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Davy.

Communities Also Named Davy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Davy - it's located in Indiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Davy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Davy. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Davy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Davy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Davy:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davy ...

Looking for more information about Davy? 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.

Looking for more information about Davy? 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 Davy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Davy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Davy. 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>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Davy.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Davy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Davy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Davy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4758, Longitude: -81.6475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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