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Welcome to Reedsville ...

The town of Reedsville is located in Preston County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reedsville has a population of 604 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Reedsville is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Reedsville: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reedsville had an population of 604 people. This is an increase of 1.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reedsville had a population of 593 people. This makes Reedsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Reedsville represents 0.03% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 593 people, the population of Reedsville increased 14.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 517 people).

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

Adding Reedsville 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 Reedsville 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 Reedsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Reedsville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Reedsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Reedsville - they are located in Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Reedsville ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<7>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Reedsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<7>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Reedsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<7>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
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    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<7>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
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      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<7>
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Reedsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reedsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Preston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Reedsville. 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 Preston, 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 Reedsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reedsville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Reedsville) 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 Reedsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reedsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reedsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5103, Longitude: -79.8005       In this case, the coordinates for Reedsville 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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