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Trilby, West Virginia

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Census Data for Trilby ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Marietta (OH)13,650   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Ritchie County ...

Trilby is located in Ritchie County.

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

Population Rings for Trilby ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,209-8.75%
10 mi   [16 km]64,125-6.02%
15 mi   [24 km]84,484-5.94%
20 mi   [32 km]1410,549-3.74%
25 mi   [40 km]1916,562-3.96%
30 mi   [48 km]3045,801-2.95%

Miscellaneous Information for Trilby ...

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 Ritchie County or the community of Trilby:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Trilby: 1689074

GNIS ID for Ritchie County: 1689049

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Trilby 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 Trilby.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Ritchie County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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

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

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 Trilby, 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 that starts in Trilby. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trilby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trilby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2467, Longitude: -80.9446     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trilby 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 Trilby.