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The location of Shank Town

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Census Data for Shank Town ...

As far as we can tell, Shank Town 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 Shank Town, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Wheeling27,375   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

Brooke County ...

Shank Town is located in Brooke County.

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

Population Rings for Shank Town ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]710,553-4.72%
10 mi   [16 km]1958,146-3.85%
15 mi   [24 km]31102,641-3.78%
20 mi   [32 km]49143,404-3.41%
25 mi   [40 km]68192,715-3.69%
30 mi   [48 km]100293,012-3.11%

Miscellaneous Information for Shank Town ...

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 Brooke County or the community of Shank Town:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Shank Town: 1558327

GNIS ID for Brooke County: 1558262

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Shank Town 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 Shank Town.

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The Communities of West Virginia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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


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 begins in Shank Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shank Town) 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 Shank Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shank Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shank Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2765, Longitude: -80.6109     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shank Town 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 Shank Town.