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Sector, West Virginia

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Located in: Hampshire County (see below)

Time Zone: Sector lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 720 feet [219.46 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Sector. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2282, Longitude: -78.8559     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sector have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   39° 13' 41"
Lon:   -78° 51' 21"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Sector

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Sector

GNIS ID:   1560601
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 72690

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sector)

About Hampshire County

The community of Romney is the County Seat for Hampshire County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Hampshire)


2016:<5>     23,301   (2.77% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     23,964   (18.62% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,203

Total Area:<6>   644 sq. miles [1,669.6 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   13,688

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Hampshire

GNIS ID:   1718644
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 027

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sector)

About West Virginia

From the US Census


2016:     1,831,102   (1.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Sector.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sector - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Sector, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Sector.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Sector. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sector.