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Census Data for Mossy ...

As far as we can tell, Mossy has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Mossy, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Pax [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pax
    • Pax [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 152 people. This represents a 8.98% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 167 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 8,098 people. This represents a 4.76% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 7,730 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<3>
  • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,274 people. This represents a 9.9% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,414 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<3>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 2,720 people. This represents a 5.95% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 2,892 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<3>
  • Thurmond [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmond
    • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 4 people. This represents a 20% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 5 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<3>
  • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 553 people. This represents a 9.93% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 614 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<3>
  • Smithers [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
    • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 734 people. This represents a 9.72% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 813 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<3>
  • Whitesville [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesville
    • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Mossy
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 427 people. This represents a 16.93% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 514 people.
    • Former names for Whitesville:
    • Jarrods Valley
    • Pritchard City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<3>
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    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,305 people. This represents a 7.05% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,404 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<3>
    • Beckley [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
      • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 15,940 people. This represents a 9.5% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 17,614 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<3>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,263 people. This represents a 10.3% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,408 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • Montgomery [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,508 people. This represents a 7.94% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,638 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<3>
    • Handley [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Handley
      • Handley [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 312 people. This represents a 10.6% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 349 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Handley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Handley
    • Sylvester [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvester
      • Sylvester [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 136 people. This represents a 15% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 160 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvester<3>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Mossy
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 314 people. This represents a 9.77% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 348 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester

Fayette County ...

Mossy is located in Fayette County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Fayette County.

Miscellaneous Information for Mossy ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Fayette County or the community of Mossy:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Mossy:
    • GNIS ID for Mossy: 1543600
    • GNIS ID for Fayette County: 1560095
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Mossy is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Mossy.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mossy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mossy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9762, Longitude: -81.2818       In this case, the coordinates for Mossy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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