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Smithfield, West Virginia
(Wetzel County)

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The location of Smithfield

Welcome to Smithfield ...

The town of Smithfield is located in Wetzel County.

The location of Smithfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Smithfield has a population of 152 people<2> (see below for details).

Smithfield is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Smithfield: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithfield had a population of 145 people. This makes Smithfield the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 145 people, the population of Smithfield decreased 18.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 177 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Smithfield had an population of 152 people. This is an increase of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Smithfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Smithfield and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   W   18 miles [29 km]
Monongah   [Map]   1,124   E   18 miles [29 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Smithfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Smithfield: This one is located in Wetzel County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 42 communities that are also named Smithfield - they are located in Alabama (3), Alberta, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2) and Virginia (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Smithfield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smithfield. 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 Smithfield.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smithfield:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smithfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithfield) 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 Smithfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smithfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4946, Longitude: -80.5600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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