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Rainelle, West Virginia
Welcome to Rainelle ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rainelle has a population of 1,529 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rainelle.
Rainelle is 2,400 feet [732 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rainelle is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Rainelle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Rainelle: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Rainelle: 25962<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rainelle had an population of 1,529 people. This is an increase of 1.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rainelle had a population of 1,505 people. This makes Rainelle the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Rainelle represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,505 people, the population of Rainelle decreased 2.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,545 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rainelle.
Communities near Rainelle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rainelle.
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 Rainelle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rainelle.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rainelle. 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 Rainelle.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rainelle ...
Looking for more information about Rainelle? 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 Rainelle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rainelle.
Adding Rainelle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rainelle 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 Rainelle was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Rainelle on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for West Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rainelle on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Nov 2021