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Keystone, West Virginia
(McDowell County)

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The location of Keystone

Welcome to Keystone ...

The city of Keystone is located in McDowell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Keystone has a population of 235 people<2> (see below for details).

Keystone is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Keystone: (304) & (681)<4>

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 (with 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Keystone and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Keystone. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Keystone.

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<3>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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<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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 we use 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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