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Thrash, West Virginia

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Census Data for Thrash ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Weston4,044   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Summersville3,434   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

Braxton County ...

Thrash is located in Braxton County.

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

Population Rings for Thrash ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,033+3.92%
10 mi   [16 km]42,212+1.51%
15 mi   [24 km]63,206-0.74%
20 mi   [32 km]84,084-1.94%
25 mi   [40 km]95,601-1.77%
30 mi   [48 km]1315,498-2.69%

Miscellaneous Information for Thrash ...

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 Braxton County or the community of Thrash:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Thrash: 1727384

GNIS ID for Braxton County: 1550010

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Thrash 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 Thrash.

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thrash. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6293, Longitude: -80.6401     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thrash have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thrash.