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Ronceverte, West Virginia

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Welcome to Ronceverte ...

The city of Ronceverte is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ronceverte has a population of 1,663 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Ronceverte is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Ronceverte: (304) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Ronceverte: 24970<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ronceverte had an population of 1,663 people. This is a decrease of 5.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ronceverte had a population of 1,765 people. This makes Ronceverte the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ronceverte represents 0.1% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,765 people, the population of Ronceverte increased 13.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,557 people).

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

Communities near Ronceverte ...

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

  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Ronceverte
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<7>
  • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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    • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Ronceverte
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<7>
  • Union [Monroe County]
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    • Union [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Ronceverte
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Ronceverte
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
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      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Ronceverte
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    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
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      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Ronceverte
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    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
      • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Ronceverte
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    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
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      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Ronceverte
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    • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckahoe
      • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Ronceverte
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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 Ronceverte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ronceverte.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ronceverte ...

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

Adding Ronceverte to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ronceverte in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ronceverte was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ronceverte on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ronceverte.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ronceverte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ronceverte). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ronceverte or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ronceverte) 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 Ronceverte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RonceverteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ronceverte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7480, Longitude: -80.4678    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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