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Sand Fork, West Virginia
Welcome to Sand Fork ...
The location of Sand Fork has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Sand Fork: Sand Frk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sand Fork has a population of 148 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sand Fork.
Sand Fork is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sand Fork lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sand Fork: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sand Fork had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 6.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sand Fork had a population of 159 people. This makes Sand Fork the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 159 people, the population of Sand Fork decreased 9.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 176 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sand Fork.
Adding Sand Fork 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 Sand Fork 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 Sand Fork elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sand Fork on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sand Fork ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Sand Fork: This one is located in Gilmer County and the other is located in Clay County.
Beyond West Virginia, there are 2 communities that are also named Sand Fork - they are located in and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sand Fork.
Communities near Sand Fork ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sand Fork.
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 Sand Fork. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sand Fork.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sand Fork. 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 Sand Fork.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sand Fork. See our Newspapers Page for Sand Fork.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Fork ...
Looking for more information about Sand Fork? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sand Fork, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sand Fork.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021