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The location of Star City









Welcome to Star City ...

The town of Star City is located in Monongalia County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Star City has a population of 1,958 people<2> (see below for details).

Star City is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Star City: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,366 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Star City had an population of 1,958 people. This is an increase of 7.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Star City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Star City and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Star City. 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 Star City. 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 Star City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

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>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 Star City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Star City - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Star City) 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 Star City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Star City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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