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Sulphur City, West Virginia

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Census Data for Sulphur City ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
 Cumberland (MD)19,978   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Frostburg (MD)8,676   NE   23 miles [37 km]

Mineral County ...

Sulphur City is located in Mineral County.

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

Population Rings for Sulphur City ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Sulphur City and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Sulphur City. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Sulphur City, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3533-3.62%
10 mi   [16 km]78,427-4.47%
15 mi   [24 km]1314,029-3.49%
20 mi   [32 km]1617,347-3.86%
25 mi   [40 km]2535,331-2.84%
30 mi   [48 km]3561,987-3.2%

Miscellaneous Information for Sulphur City ...

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 Mineral County or the community of Sulphur City:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sulphur City: 1547709

GNIS ID for Mineral County: 1717890

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 057 (Mineral County)

Place Code: 77875 (Sulphur City)

State & County Code: 54/057 (West Virginia / Mineral County)

State & Place Code: 54/77875 (West Virginia / Sulphur City)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sulphur City is 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 Sulphur City.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Sulphur City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sulphur 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 Sulphur City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulphur City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3532, Longitude: -79.1375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sulphur City.