RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Tomahawk, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

The location of Tomahawk

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Tomahawk
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
West Virginia
 
The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

Census Data for Tomahawk ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Hagerstown (MD)40,452   NE   18 miles [29 km]
 Winchester (VA)27,516   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Martinsburg17,687   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

Berkeley County ...

Tomahawk is located in Berkeley County.

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

Population Rings for Tomahawk ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2320+0.63%
10 mi   [16 km]418,357+2.54%
15 mi   [24 km]824,671+3.04%
20 mi   [32 km]1582,492+3.89%
25 mi   [40 km]23119,307+3.95%
30 mi   [48 km]34152,561+4.02%

Miscellaneous Information for Tomahawk ...

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 Berkeley County or the community of Tomahawk:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Tomahawk: 1555816

GNIS ID for Berkeley County: 1550008

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: 003 (Berkeley County)

Place Code: 80596 (Tomahawk)

State & County Code: 54/003 (West Virginia / Berkeley County)

State & Place Code: 54/80596 (West Virginia / Tomahawk)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Tomahawk 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 Tomahawk.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community located in West Virginia

About Berkeley County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

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

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Tomahawk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tomahawk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomahawk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5304, Longitude: -78.0469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tomahawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tomahawk.