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Tunnelton, West Virginia
Welcome to Tunnelton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tunnelton has a population of 295 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Tunnelton.
Tunnelton is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Tunnelton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Tunnelton: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Tunnelton: 26444<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tunnelton had an population of 295 people. This is an increase of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tunnelton had a population of 294 people. This makes Tunnelton the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Tunnelton represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 294 people, the population of Tunnelton decreased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 336 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tunnelton.
Adding Tunnelton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Tunnelton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Tunnelton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Tunnelton on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tunnelton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Tunnelton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Tunnelton - they are located in Indiana and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tunnelton.
Communities near Tunnelton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tunnelton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tunnelton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tunnelton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tunnelton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tunnelton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tunnelton. See our Newspapers Page for Tunnelton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tunnelton ...
Looking for more information about Tunnelton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Tunnelton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tunnelton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021