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Shinnston, West Virginia
Welcome to Shinnston ...
The city of Shinnston is located in Harrison County.
The location of Shinnston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Shinnston has a population of 2,129 people<2> (see below for details).
Shinnston is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Shinnston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Shinnston: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shinnston had a population of 2,201 people. This makes Shinnston the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Shinnston represents 0.12% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,201 people, the population of Shinnston decreased 4.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,295 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shinnston had an population of 2,129 people. This is a decrease of 3.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.23% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shinnston.
Communities near Shinnston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shinnston and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shinnston.
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Websites for Shinnston ...
Official Website: www.shinnstonwv.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shinnston ...
Looking for more information about Shinnston? 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 Shinnston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shinnston.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Shinnston: www.shinnstonwv.com/
The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Jan 2019