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Shawvers Crossing, West Virginia

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Census Data for Shawvers Crossing ...

As far as we can tell, Shawvers Crossing<1> 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 Shawvers Crossing, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Oak Hill8,544   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Lewisburg3,921   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Summersville3,434   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Fayetteville2,852   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

Greenbrier County ...

Shawvers Crossing is located in Greenbrier County.

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

Population Rings for Shawvers Crossing ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Shawvers Crossing and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Shawvers Crossing. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Shawvers Crossing, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]32,391-2.29%
10 mi   [16 km]42,677-2.19%
15 mi   [24 km]78,128---
20 mi   [32 km]1012,027-1.07%
25 mi   [40 km]1623,759-2.27%
30 mi   [48 km]2152,246-0.92%

Miscellaneous Information for Shawvers Crossing ...

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 Greenbrier County or the community of Shawvers Crossing:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Shawvers Crossing: 1555603

GNIS ID for Greenbrier County: 1557518

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: 025 (Greenbrier County)

Place Code: 73372 (Shawvers Crossing)

State & County Code: 54/025 (West Virginia / Greenbrier County)

State & Place Code: 54/73372 (West Virginia / Shawvers Crossing)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Shawvers Crossing 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 Shawvers Crossing.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Shawvers Crossing may originally have been Shawver's Crossing. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Shawvers Crossing might be written as Shawver Crossing. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Shawvers Crossing.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Shawvers Crossing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shawvers Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawvers Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9535, Longitude: -80.6581     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shawvers Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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