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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Welcome to Shepherdstown ...
The town of Shepherdstown is located in Jefferson County.
The location of Shepherdstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Shepherdstown has a population of 1,802 people<2> (see below for details).
Shepherdstown was established in 1734.
The community of Shepherdstown is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Shepherdstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Shepherdstown: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Shepherdstown: 25443<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shepherdstown had a population of 1,734 people. This makes Shepherdstown the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Shepherdstown represents 0.09% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,734 people, the population of Shepherdstown increased 115.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 803 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shepherdstown had an population of 1,802 people. This is an increase of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 124.41% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shepherdstown.
Communities near Shepherdstown ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Shepherdstown and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shepherdstown.
Communities Also Named Shepherdstown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Shepherdstown - they are located in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shepherdstown.
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Websites for Shepherdstown ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shepherdstown ...
Looking for more information about Shepherdstown? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Shepherdstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shepherdstown.
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The official website for Shepherdstown: www.shepherdstown.us/
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/
The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018