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Romney, West Virginia
Welcome to Romney ...
The location of Romney has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Romney has a population of 1,737 people<2> (see below for details).
Romney was established in 1762.
The community of Romney is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Romney lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Romney: (304) & (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Romney had a population of 1,848 people (which is 7.71% of the total population of Hampshire County). This makes Romney the county's most populous community.
The population of Romney represents 0.1% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,848 people, the population of Romney decreased 4.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,940 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Romney had an population of 1,737 people. This is a decrease of 6.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Romney.
Communities near Romney ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Romney and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Romney.
Communities Also Named Romney ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Romney - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Romney.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Romney:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Romney ...
Looking for more information about Romney? 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 Romney, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Romney.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019