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Welcome to Ravenswood ...

The city of Ravenswood is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ravenswood has a population of 3,825 people<1> (see below for details).

Ravenswood is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ravenswood: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Ravenswood: 26164<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ravenswood had a population of 3,876 people (which is 13.27% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Ravenswood the county's most populous community.

The population of Ravenswood represents 0.21% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,876 people, the population of Ravenswood decreased 3.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,031 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ravenswood had an population of 3,825 people. This is a decrease of 1.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ravenswood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ravenswood and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   492   N   18 miles [29 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,465   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   1,814   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   658   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   817   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartford City   [Map]   592   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ravenswood.

Communities Also Named Ravenswood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ravenswood - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina and Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ravenswood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ravenswood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ravenswood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ravenswood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ravenswood ...

Looking for more information about Ravenswood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ravenswood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ravenswood.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ravenswood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ravenswood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ravenswood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ravenswood.

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<4>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 city (such as Ravenswood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ravenswood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Ravenswood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ravenswood) 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 Ravenswood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ravenswood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ravenswood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9560, Longitude: -81.7619     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ravenswood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ravenswood.