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Saint Marys, West Virginia

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Welcome to Saint Marys ...

The city of Saint Marys is located in Pleasants County and is the County Seat for Pleasants County.

When the people of Saint Marys refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saint Marysite<1>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Marys: St. Marys

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Saint Marys has a population of 1,787 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Marys was established in 1849.

The community of Saint Marys is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Saint Marys: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Marys had a population of 1,860 people (which is 24.46% of the total population of Pleasants County). This makes Saint Marys the county's most populous community.

The population of Saint Marys represents 0.1% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,860 people, the population of Saint Marys decreased 7.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,017 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Saint Marys had an population of 1,787 people. This is a decrease of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Marys.

Communities near Saint Marys ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saint Marys and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Lowell (OH)   [Map]   539   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   871   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Saint Marys.

Communities Also Named Saint Marys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Saint Marys - they are located in Alaska, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Marys.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Marys. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Marys. 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 Saint Marys. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint Marys:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Marys ...

Looking for more information about Saint Marys? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Saint Marys, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Marys.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Saint Marys refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saint Marys may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Saint Marys.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Marys - 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Saint Marys. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Marys) 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 Saint Marys. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Marys

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Marys. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3938, Longitude: -81.2031     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Marys have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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