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Welcome to Piedmont ...

The town of Piedmont is located in Mineral County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Piedmont has a population of 802 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Piedmont.

Piedmont is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Piedmont: (304) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Piedmont: 26750<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Piedmont had an population of 802 people. This is a decrease of 8.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Piedmont had a population of 876 people. This makes Piedmont the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Piedmont represents 0.05% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 876 people, the population of Piedmont decreased 13.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,014 people).

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

Communities Also Named Piedmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Piedmont: This one is located in Mineral County and the other is located in Mercer County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 35 communities that are also named Piedmont - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Piedmont ...

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

  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Allegany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Piedmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<7>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Piedmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<7>
  • Keyser [Mineral County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyser
    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Piedmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<7>
  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
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    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Piedmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oakland [Garrett County]
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      • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Romney [Hampshire County]
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      • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,680 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<7>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lonaconing
      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonaconing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<7>
    • Carpendale [Mineral County]
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      • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpendale
    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<7>
    • Salisbury [Somerset County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
      • Salisbury [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Piedmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piedmont ...

Looking for more information about Piedmont? 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 Piedmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Piedmont.

Adding Piedmont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Piedmont 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 Piedmont was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Piedmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Piedmont on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 Mineral, 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 Piedmont.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piedmont - 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 Piedmont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Piedmont 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Piedmont) 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 Piedmont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PiedmontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piedmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4813, Longitude: -79.0477    
<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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