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Welcome to Sistersville ...

The city of Sistersville is located in Tyler County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sistersville has a population of 1,288 people<1> (see below for details).

Sistersville is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sistersville: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sistersville had a population of 1,396 people (or 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 (that had a count of 1,588 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sistersville had an population of 1,288 people. This is a decrease of 7.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sistersville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sistersville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clarington (OH)   [Map]   370   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   871   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   2,261   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Belmont   [Map]   876   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sistersville.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sistersville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sistersville. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sistersville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sistersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Sistersville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sistersville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sistersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sistersville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5598, Longitude: -80.9987     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sistersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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