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Thompson Town, West Virginia

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Census Data for Thompson Town ...

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

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Logan County ...

Thompson Town is located in Logan County.

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

Population Rings for Thompson Town ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]42,291-9.3%
10 mi   [16 km]53,462-8.46%
15 mi   [24 km]74,672-8.75%
20 mi   [32 km]1312,338-8.15%
25 mi   [40 km]1513,868-8.13%
30 mi   [48 km]2016,536-7.78%

Miscellaneous Information for Thompson Town ...

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 Logan County or the community of Thompson Town:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Thompson Town: 1555804

GNIS ID for Logan County: 1550029

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: 045 (Logan County)

Place Code: 80044 (Thompson Town)

State & County Code: 54/045 (West Virginia / Logan County)

State & Place Code: 54/80044 (West Virginia / Thompson Town)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Thompson Town 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 Thompson Town.

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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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Thompson Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thompson Town) 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 Thompson Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thompson Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompson Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8487, Longitude: -82.0265     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompson Town 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 Thompson Town.