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The location of Rock Cave

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Census Data for Rock Cave ...

As far as we can tell, Rock Cave has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Rock Cave, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Elkins7,187   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Buckhannon5,612   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Weston4,044   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Philippi3,533   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Upshur County ...

Rock Cave is located in Upshur County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Upshur County.

Population Rings for Rock Cave ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Rock Cave and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Rock Cave. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Rock Cave, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
15 mi   [24 km]39,656-0.95%
20 mi   [32 km]711,075-1.07%
25 mi   [40 km]1818,981-1.38%
30 mi   [48 km]2551,327-0.51%

Miscellaneous Information for Rock Cave ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Upshur County or the community of Rock Cave:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Rock Cave:

GNIS ID for Rock Cave: 1555498

GNIS ID for Upshur County: 1696800

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 097 (Upshur County)

Place Code: 69244 (Rock Cave)

State & County Code: 54/097 (West Virginia / Upshur County)

State & Place Code: 54/69244 (West Virginia / Rock Cave)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Rock Cave is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Rock Cave.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Rock Cave. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Cave) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Cave. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8368, Longitude: -80.3426     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Cave have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rock Cave.