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Welcome to Sistersville ...

The city of Sistersville is located in Tyler County<1>.

The location of Sistersville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sistersville has a population of 1,282 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sistersville.

Sistersville is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Sistersville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Sistersville: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sistersville had an population of 1,282 people. This is a decrease of 8.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sistersville had a population of 1,396 people (which is 15.16% of the total population of Tyler County). This makes Sistersville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sistersville represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,396 people, the population of Sistersville decreased 12.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,588 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sistersville.

Adding Sistersville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Sistersville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Sistersville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sistersville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sistersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sistersville - it's located in Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sistersville.

Communities near Sistersville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sistersville.

  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Sistersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<7>
  • Paden City [Tyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden City
    • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Sistersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<7>
  • Woodsfield [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodsfield
    • Woodsfield [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Sistersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsfield<7>
  • Saint Marys [Pleasants County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Pleasants County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Sistersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,772 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsboro
      • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,003 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<7>
    • Matamoras [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matamoras
      • Matamoras [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 865 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matamoras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matamoras
    • Belmont [Pleasants County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Pleasants County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<7>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<7>
    • Clarington [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarington
      • Clarington [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Sistersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarington

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sistersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sistersville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sistersville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sistersville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sistersville. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sistersville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sistersville ...

Looking for more information about Sistersville? 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 Sistersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sistersville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sistersville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Tyler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sistersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sistersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sistersville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sistersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sistersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sistersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5598, Longitude: -80.9987       In this case, the coordinates for Sistersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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