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Welcome to Peterstown ...

The town of Peterstown is located in Monroe County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Peterstown has a population of 621 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) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Peterstown: 24963<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Peterstown had an population of 621 people. This is a decrease of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.45% 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 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.

  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Peterstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<7>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Peterstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,636 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<7>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Peterstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<7>
  • Narrows [Giles County]
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    • Narrows [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Peterstown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
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      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Peterstown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<7>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
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      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Peterstown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<7>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Peterstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
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    • Oakvale [Mercer County]
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      • Oakvale [Mercer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Peterstown
      • Former name for Oakvale: Frenchville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
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    • Bluff City [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Peterstown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
    • Ballard [Monroe County]
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      • Ballard [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Peterstown
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peterstown. 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 Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Peterstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peterstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Peterstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Peterstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Peterstown) 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 Peterstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Peterstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peterstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4012, Longitude: -80.7984    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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