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Skyles, West Virginia

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Census Data for Skyles ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Summersville3,434   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Richwood1,955   S   20 miles [32.2 km]

Webster County ...

Skyles is located in Webster County.

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

Population Rings for Skyles ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]2498-7.95%
15 mi   [24 km]63,433-1.8%
20 mi   [32 km]88,822-3.26%
25 mi   [40 km]109,782-3.34%
30 mi   [48 km]1311,740-3.02%

Miscellaneous Information for Skyles ...

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 Webster County or the community of Skyles:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Skyles: 1727913

GNIS ID for Webster County: 1550057

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Skyles 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 Skyles.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skyles. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5045, Longitude: -80.6770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Skyles 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 Skyles.