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Pleasant Creek, West Virginia

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Census Data for Pleasant Creek ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pleasant Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pleasant Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pleasant Creek, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Pleasant Creek has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Pleasant Creek, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<2>
 Morgantown30,547   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Fairmont18,467   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Clarksburg15,621   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Bridgeport8,635   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Elkins7,047   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Buckhannon5,529   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Grafton5,077   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

Barbour County ...

Pleasant Creek is located in Barbour County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Barbour County.

Population Rings for Pleasant Creek ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Pleasant Creek and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Pleasant Creek. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Pleasant Creek, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2312---
10 mi   [16 km]48,769+3.87%
15 mi   [24 km]1024,033+3.18%
20 mi   [32 km]2776,124-1.04%
25 mi   [40 km]3890,735-1.09%
30 mi   [48 km]51141,554+1.2%

Miscellaneous Information for Pleasant Creek ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Barbour County or the community of Pleasant Creek:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Pleasant Creek:

GNIS ID for Pleasant Creek: 1697159

GNIS ID for Barbour County: 1696996

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 001 (Barbour County)

Place Code: 64084 (Pleasant Creek)

State & County Code: 54/001 (West Virginia / Barbour County)

State & Place Code: 54/64084 (West Virginia / Pleasant Creek)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Pleasant Creek would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Pleasant Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pleasant Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2468, Longitude: -80.0240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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