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Welcome to Pineville ...

The town of Pineville is located in Wyoming County<1> and is the County Seat for Wyoming County.

The location of Pineville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pineville has a population of 574 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pineville is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pineville: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pineville had an population of 574 people. This is a decrease of 14.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pineville had a population of 668 people. This makes Pineville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Pineville represents 0.04% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 668 people, the population of Pineville decreased 6.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 715 people).

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

Adding Pineville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Pineville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Pineville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Pineville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Pineville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pineville ...

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

  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Pineville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<7>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Pineville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<7>
  • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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    • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Pineville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<7>
  • Oceana [Wyoming County]
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    • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Pineville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gary [McDowell County]
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      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Gilbert [Mingo County]
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      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<7>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
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      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Northfork [McDowell County]
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      • Northfork [McDowell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfork<7>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 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
    • Iaeger [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iaeger
      • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Pineville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iaeger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iaeger

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pineville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pineville. 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 Wyoming, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pineville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pineville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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- Pineville) 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 Pineville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pineville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pineville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5841, Longitude: -81.5349       In this case, the coordinates for Pineville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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