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Rivesville, West Virginia

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Welcome to Rivesville ...

The town of Rivesville is located in Marion County.

The location of Rivesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rivesville has a population of 917 people<2> (see below for details).

Rivesville is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Rivesville: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rivesville had a population of 934 people. This makes Rivesville the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Rivesville represents 0.05% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 934 people, the population of Rivesville increased 2.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 913 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rivesville had an population of 917 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rivesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rivesville and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rivesville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rivesville. 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 Rivesville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rivesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rivesville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rivesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rivesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5319, Longitude: -80.1205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rivesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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