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Simons, West Virginia

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Census Data for Simons ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Fairmont18,622   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Clarksburg16,035   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Elkins7,187   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Buckhannon5,612   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Grafton5,127   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Barbour County ...

Simons is located in Barbour County.

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

Population Rings for Simons ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]23,533+19.12%
10 mi   [16 km]49,457+6.06%
15 mi   [24 km]1441,829+0.1%
20 mi   [32 km]2161,605---
25 mi   [40 km]3089,278-0.19%
30 mi   [48 km]4196,852-0.21%

Miscellaneous Information for Simons ...

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 Barbour County or the community of Simons:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Simons: 1697179

GNIS ID for Barbour County: 1696996

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Simons would have been 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 Simons.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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 Simons, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 'straight-line' distance from Simons. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Simons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1209, Longitude: -80.1420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Simons 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Simons.