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Welcome to Jane Lew ...

The town of Jane Lew is located in Lewis County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Jane Lew, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1845.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jane Lew has a population of 389 people<2> (see below for details).

Jane Lew is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Jane Lew: 26378<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jane Lew had an population of 389 people. This is a decrease of 4.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jane Lew had a population of 409 people. This makes Jane Lew the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jane Lew represents 0.02% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 175th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 409 people, the population of Jane Lew has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 406 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jane Lew.

Communities near Jane Lew ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jane Lew.

  • Clarksburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Bridgeport
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,782 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport <6>
  • Buckhannon
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Weston
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston <6>
  • Philippi
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Stonewood
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
    • Stonewood is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
  • Salem
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem <6>
  • Nutter Fort
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
    • Nutter Fort is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,501 people
  • Lumberport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberport
    • Lumberport is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
  • Anmoore
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
    • Anmoore is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 732 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore <6>

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 Jane Lew. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jane Lew.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jane Lew. 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 Jane Lew.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jane Lew. See our Newspapers Page for Jane Lew.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jane Lew ...

Looking for more information about Jane Lew? 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 Jane Lew, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jane Lew.

Adding Jane Lew to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jane Lew 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 Jane Lew was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Jane Lew post office opened in 1845.

We also found Jane Lew in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Jane Lew.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jane Lew. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jane Lew.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jane Lew - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Jane Lew). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jane Lew or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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