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Welcome to Ripley ...

The city of Ripley is located in Jackson County and is the County Seat for Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ripley has a population of 3,231 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Area codes for Ripley: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ripley had a population of 3,252 people (or 11.13% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Ripley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ripley represents 0.18% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,252 people, the population of Ripley has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,263 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ripley had an population of 3,231 people. This is a decrease of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ripley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ripley and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Racine (OH)   [Map]   653   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   813   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hartford City   [Map]   595   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leon   [Map]   150   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Haven   [Map]   1,499   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ripley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Ripley - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

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 Ripley. 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 Ripley. 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 Ripley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ripley ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ripley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ripley - 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Ripley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ripley) 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 Ripley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ripley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ripley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8199, Longitude: -81.7086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ripley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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