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Welcome to Peterstown ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Peterstown, you might consider that their post office opened in 1816.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Peterstown has a population of 622 people<2> (see below for details).
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
Telephone 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 (with a count of 499 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peterstown.
Communities Also Named Peterstown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Peterstown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Peterstown in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Peterstown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023