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Rupert, West Virginia
Welcome to Rupert ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rupert has a population of 891 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rupert.
Rupert is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rupert is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Rupert lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Rupert: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Rupert: 25984<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rupert had an population of 891 people. This is a decrease of 5.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rupert had a population of 942 people. This makes Rupert the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Rupert represents 0.05% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 942 people, the population of Rupert has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 940 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rupert.
Communities Also Named Rupert ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Rupert - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rupert.
Communities near Rupert ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rupert.
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 Rupert. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rupert.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rupert. 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 Rupert.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rupert. See our Newspapers Page for Rupert.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rupert ...
Looking for more information about Rupert? 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 Rupert, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rupert.
Adding Rupert to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rupert 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 Rupert was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rupert on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rupert on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022