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Welcome to Meadow Bridge ...

The town of Meadow Bridge is located in Fayette County<1>.

The location of Meadow Bridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Meadow Bridge: Meadow Brg. (or less commonly used: Meadow Brdg. or Meadow Brdge.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Meadow Bridge has a population of 346 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Meadow Bridge is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Meadow Bridge is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Meadow Bridge: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Meadow Bridge had an population of 346 people. This is a decrease of 8.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Meadow Bridge had a population of 379 people. This makes Meadow Bridge the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Meadow Bridge represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 178th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 379 people, the population of Meadow Bridge increased 18.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 321 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Meadow Bridge.

Communities near Meadow Bridge ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Meadow Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<7>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Meadow Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<7>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Meadow Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<7>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Meadow Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<7>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<7>
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<7>
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
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      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
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    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
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      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Meadow Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<7>

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 Meadow Bridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Meadow Bridge.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Meadow Bridge. See our Newspapers Page for Meadow Bridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meadow Bridge ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Meadow Bridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meadow Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Meadow Bridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Meadow Bridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Meadow Bridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadow Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8613, Longitude: -80.8562       In this case, the coordinates for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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