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Peterstown, West Virginia
Welcome to Peterstown ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Peterstown has a population of 622 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Peterstown.
Peterstown is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Peterstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Peterstown: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Peterstown: 24963<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Peterstown had an population of 622 people. This is a decrease of 4.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Peterstown had a population of 653 people. This makes Peterstown the county's most populous community.
The population of Peterstown represents 0.04% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 653 people, the population of Peterstown increased 30.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 499 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peterstown.
Communities Also Named Peterstown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Peterstown - it's located in Illinois.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peterstown.
Communities near Peterstown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Peterstown.
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 Peterstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peterstown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Peterstown. 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 Peterstown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Peterstown. See our Newspapers Page for Peterstown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peterstown ...
Looking for more information about Peterstown? 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 Peterstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peterstown.
Adding Peterstown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Peterstown 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 Peterstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Peterstown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Peterstown on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022