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Keyser, West Virginia
Welcome to Keyser ...
The location of Keyser has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Keyser has a population of 5,077 people<2> (see below for details).
Keyser was established in 1852.
The community of Keyser is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Keyser lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Keyser: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Keyser had a population of 5,439 people (or 19.28% of the total population of Mineral County). This makes Keyser the county's most populous community.
The population of Keyser represents 0.29% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,439 people, the population of Keyser increased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,303 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Keyser had an population of 5,077 people. This is a decrease of 6.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.26% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Keyser.
Communities near Keyser ...
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 Keyser and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Keyser.
Communities Also Named Keyser ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Keyser - they are located in Kansas, Maryland (2), North Carolina, Ontario and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Keyser.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Keyser:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keyser ...
Looking for more information about Keyser? 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 Keyser, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Keyser.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019