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Lewisburg, West Virginia

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Welcome to Lewisburg ...

The city of Lewisburg is located in Greenbrier County<1> and is the County Seat for Greenbrier County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lewisburg has a population of 3,807 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lewisburg.

Lewisburg is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lewisburg is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Lewisburg: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Lewisburg: 24901<5>

Websites for Lewisburg ...

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Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lewisburg had an population of 3,807 people. This is a decrease of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewisburg had a population of 3,830 people (which is 10.79% of the total population of Greenbrier County). This makes Lewisburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Lewisburg represents 0.21% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,830 people, the population of Lewisburg increased 5.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,624 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lewisburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Lewisburg - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Lewisburg ...

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

  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Lewisburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<7>
  • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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    • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Lewisburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<7>
  • Union [Monroe County]
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    • Union [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Lewisburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Lewisburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
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      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Lewisburg
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    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
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      • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Lewisburg
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    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Lewisburg
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    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
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      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Lewisburg
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    • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
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      • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Lewisburg
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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 Lewisburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lewisburg.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lewisburg. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lewisburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lewisburg ...

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

Adding Lewisburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lewisburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lewisburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lewisburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lewisburg on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lewisburg:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, 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 Lewisburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lewisburg - 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 city (such as Lewisburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lewisburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Lewisburg) 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 Lewisburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LewisburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewisburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8018, Longitude: -80.4455    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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