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Grafton, West Virginia
Welcome to Grafton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grafton has a population of 4,982 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Grafton.
Grafton is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Grafton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Grafton: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Grafton: 26354<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grafton had an population of 4,982 people. This is a decrease of 3.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.24% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grafton had a population of 5,164 people (which is 30.57% of the total population of Taylor County). This makes Grafton the county's most populous community.
The population of Grafton represents 0.28% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,164 people, the population of Grafton decreased 5.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,489 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grafton.
Adding Grafton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Grafton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Grafton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Grafton on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grafton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Grafton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Grafton - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grafton.
Communities near Grafton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grafton.
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 Grafton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grafton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grafton. 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 Grafton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grafton. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grafton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grafton ...
Looking for more information about Grafton? 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 Grafton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grafton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021