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Welcome to Reedy ...

The town of Reedy is located in Roane County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reedy has a population of 161 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Reedy is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reedy had an population of 161 people. This is a decrease of 11.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reedy had a population of 182 people. This makes Reedy the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 182 people, the population of Reedy decreased 8.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 198 people).

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

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Reedy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Reedy - they are located in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Reedy ...

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

  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Reedy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<7>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Reedy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<7>
  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Reedy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<7>
  • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Reedy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<7>
    • Peewee [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peewee
      • Peewee [Wirt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peewee
    • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burning Springs
      • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Reedy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burning Springs
    • Windy [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windy
      • Windy [Wirt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Reedy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windy
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Reedy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Odaville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odaville
      • Odaville [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Reedy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odaville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reedy ...

Looking for more information about Reedy? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Reedy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Reedy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Reedy. 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 Roane, 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 Reedy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reedy - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reedy) 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 Reedy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reedy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reedy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8992, Longitude: -81.4264       In this case, the coordinates for Reedy 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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