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Junior, West Virginia

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Welcome to Junior ...

The town of Junior is located in Barbour County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Junior has a population of 487 people<2> (see below for details).

Junior is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junior had a population of 520 people. This makes Junior the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Junior represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 520 people, the population of Junior increased 15.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 450 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Junior had an population of 487 people. This is a decrease of 6.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Junior ...

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 Junior and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Beverly   [Map]   675   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   E   18 miles [29 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Junior ...

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

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

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 Junior. 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 Junior. 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 Junior.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junior ...

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

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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 Junior.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junior - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Junior) 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 Junior. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Junior

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junior. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9782, Longitude: -79.9505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Junior have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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