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Keystone, West Virginia
(McDowell County)

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Welcome to Keystone ...

The city of Keystone is located in McDowell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Keystone has a population of 235 people<1> (see below for details).

Keystone is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Keystone: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Keystone had a population of 282 people. This makes Keystone the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Keystone represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 282 people, the population of Keystone decreased 37.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 453 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Keystone had an population of 235 people. This is a decrease of 16.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 48.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Keystone ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Keystone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Keystone: This one is located in McDowell County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 44 communities that are also named Keystone - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Delaware, Florida, Indiana (2), Iowa, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada (4), North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (5), South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Keystone. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Keystone. 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 Keystone.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keystone ...

Looking for more information about Keystone? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Keystone, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Keystone.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Keystone. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keystone. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Keystone.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keystone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Keystone.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Keystone. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keystone) 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 Keystone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Keystone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keystone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4158, Longitude: -81.4462     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Keystone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Keystone.


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