A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Standingstone, West Virginia

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other WV

The location of Standingstone

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
Click here for an interactive map for
and the surrounding area.
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
West Virginia
The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

Census Data for Standingstone ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Parkersburg30,601   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Marietta (OH)13,650   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Vienna10,459   NW   18 miles [29 km]
 Belpre (OH)6,461   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Wirt County ...

Standingstone is located in Wirt County.

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

Population Rings for Standingstone ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2831+0.97%
10 mi   [16 km]2831+0.97%
15 mi   [24 km]531,871-2.77%
20 mi   [32 km]1154,057-2.7%
25 mi   [40 km]2081,425-2.43%
30 mi   [48 km]2484,759-2.5%

Miscellaneous Information for Standingstone ...

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 Wirt County or the community of Standingstone:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Standingstone: 1678783

GNIS ID for Wirt County: 1678877

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Standingstone 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 Standingstone.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wirt County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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 Standingstone, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Standingstone. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Standingstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Standingstone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0748, Longitude: -81.3829     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Standingstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Standingstone.