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Shady Spring, West Virginia

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Census Data for Shady Spring ...

As far as we can tell, Shady Spring has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Shady Spring, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
 Beckley16,972   NW   5 miles [8 km]
 Oak Hill8,544   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Princeton5,962   S   23 miles [37 km]

Raleigh County ...

Shady Spring is located in Raleigh County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Raleigh County.

Population Rings for Shady Spring ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Shady Spring and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Shady Spring. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Shady Spring, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]216,972-3.64%
10 mi   [16 km]419,633-3.6%
15 mi   [24 km]823,941-4.15%
20 mi   [32 km]1435,388-1.33%
25 mi   [40 km]2047,680-2.24%
30 mi   [48 km]3456,837-2.64%

Miscellaneous Information for Shady Spring ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Raleigh County or the community of Shady Spring:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Shady Spring:

GNIS ID for Shady Spring: 1546597

GNIS ID for Raleigh County: 1550047

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 081 (Raleigh County)

Place Code: 73108 (Shady Spring)

State & County Code: 54/081 (West Virginia / Raleigh County)

State & Place Code: 54/73108 (West Virginia / Shady Spring)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Shady Spring is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Shady Spring.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

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About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Shady Spring. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shady Spring) 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 Shady Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shady Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7057, Longitude: -81.0984     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shady Spring.