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Welcome to Star City ...

The town of Star City is located in Monongalia County<1>.

The location of Star City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Star City has a population of 1,948 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Star City.

Star City is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Star City: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Star City had an population of 1,948 people. This is an increase of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Star City had a population of 1,825 people. This makes Star City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Star City represents 0.1% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,825 people, the population of Star City increased 33.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,366 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Star City.

Communities Also Named Star City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Star City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Star City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Star City.

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<7>
  • Waynesburg [Greene County]
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    • Waynesburg [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Star City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,965 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesburg<7>
  • Masontown [Fayette County]
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    • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Star City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<7>
  • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
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      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<7>
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
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      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville
    • Monongah [Marion County]
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      • Monongah [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<7>
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
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      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Marion<7>
    • Rivesville [Marion County]
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      • Rivesville [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rivesville<7>
    • Whitehall [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Star City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Star City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Star City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Star City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Star City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Star City. See our Newspapers Page for Star City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Star City ...

Looking for more information about Star City? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Star City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Star City.

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About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Monongalia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Star City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Star City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Star City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Star City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Star City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6588, Longitude: -79.9868       In this case, the coordinates for Star City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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