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Welcome to Rupert ...

The town of Rupert is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

The location of Rupert has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rupert has a population of 894 people<3> (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.<4> 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)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rupert had an population of 894 people. This is a decrease of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.89% 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 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).

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

Adding Rupert to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Rupert elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rupert on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

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.

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Rupert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<7>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Rupert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<7>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Rupert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<7>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Rupert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Rupert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<7>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rupert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Rupert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Rupert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Orient Hill [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orient Hill
      • Orient Hill [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rupert
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient Hill
    • Crichton [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crichton
      • Crichton [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Rupert
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crichton

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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.

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

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rupert.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rupert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Rupert) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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       In this case, the coordinates for Rupert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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