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So far, we have found very little information about Shiloh. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Shiloh to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Shiloh, please Contact Us.




About Shiloh (Click for our profile page)

Our information shows that the community of Shiloh is historic. The information below applies to the area where Shiloh would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Shiloh was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (304), (681)<2>

Elevation: 1,210 feet [368.81 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1826, Longitude: -78.4317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   39° 10' 57"
Lon:   -78° 25' 54"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Capon Springs

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Shiloh

GNIS ID:   1718715
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

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


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)

Population

2017:<6>     23,471   (2.06% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     23,964   (18.62% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,203

Total Area:<7>   644 sq. miles [1,669.6 km²]

Housing Units:<8>   13,688

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Hampshire

GNIS ID:   1718644
FIPS State / County Code:   None

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


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,815,857   (2% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.com/
Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm
Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Shiloh, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Shiloh.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shiloh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Shiloh, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Shiloh.

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<6>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 2017.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Shiloh. 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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<8>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 Shiloh.



 
 
 

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