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About Smithville (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Ritchie County (see below)

Time Zone: Smithville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 680 feet [207.26 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Smithville:

Lat:   39.074000°   (or 39°4'26" N)

Lon:   -81.094300°   (or -81°5'39" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Smithville<4>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Smithville

GNIS ID:   1547009

FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 74860

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Smithville)


About Ritchie County

The community of Harrisville is the County Seat for Ritchie County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Ritchie)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<5>     9,616   (7.97% decrease since 2010)  
2010     10,449   (1.02% increase since 2000)
2000:     10,343

Total Area:<6>   453.7 sq. miles [1,175.1 km²]

Housing Units: <7>   5,843

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Ritchie

GNIS ID:   1689049

FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 085

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Smithville)


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     1,795,263   (3.12% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   https://www.wv.gov/

Tourism:   https://wvtourism.com/

Parks:   https://wvstateparks.com/

Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm

Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805

FIPS State:   54

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Smithville)

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Smithville, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<4>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Smithville.
<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Smithville. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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