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Located in: Clay County (see below)

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

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

Elevation: 740 feet [225.55 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Spread. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4959, Longitude: -81.0707     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spread have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   38° 29' 45"
Lon:   -81° 4' 14"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Clay

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Spread

GNIS ID:   1555686
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 75916

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


About Clay County

The community of Clay is the County Seat for Clay County.

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

Population

2016:<5>     8,859   (5.61% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     9,386   (9.14% decrease since 2000)
2000:     10,330

Total Area:<6>   343.8 sq. miles [890.5 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   4,572

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Clay

GNIS ID:   1550014
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 015

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


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2016:     1,831,102   (1.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.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 Spread)

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Spread.

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Spread, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Spread.

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<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 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Spread. 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.

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<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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Spread.