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Welcome to Montrose ...

The town of Montrose is located in Randolph County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montrose has a population of 153 people<3> (see below for details).

Montrose is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montrose had an population of 153 people. This is a decrease of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montrose had a population of 156 people. This makes Montrose the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 156 people, the population of Montrose has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 156 people).

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

Communities Also Named Montrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Montrose - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Montrose ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<7>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<7>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<7>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<7>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
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    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montrose ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montrose. 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 Randolph, 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 Montrose.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montrose - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montrose) 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 Montrose. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Montrose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0674, Longitude: -79.8142       In this case, the coordinates for Montrose 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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