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Rupert, West Virginia

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Welcome to Rupert ...

The town of Rupert is located in Greenbrier County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rupert has a population of 919 people<2> (see below for details).

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>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 940 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rupert had an population of 919 people. This is a decrease of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rupert ...

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 Rupert and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crichton   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Orient Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Rupert. 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 Rupert. 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 Rupert.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Rupert.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rupert - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rupert) 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 Rupert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rupert

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rupert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9649, Longitude: -80.6869     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rupert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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