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Union City, West Virginia

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Census Data for Union City ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
 Richlands (VA)5,428   S   23 miles [37 km]

McDowell County ...

Union City is located in McDowell County.

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

Population Rings for Union City ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3563-11.89%
10 mi   [16 km]51,686-12.23%
15 mi   [24 km]94,953-16.6%
20 mi   [32 km]158,627-13.37%
25 mi   [40 km]2017,692-10.36%
30 mi   [48 km]2929,586-9.01%

Miscellaneous Information for Union City ...

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 McDowell County or the community of Union City:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Union City: 1555851

GNIS ID for McDowell County: 1689162

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: 047 (McDowell County)

Place Code: 81988 (Union City)

State & County Code: 54/047 (West Virginia / McDowell County)

State & Place Code: 54/81988 (West Virginia / Union City)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Union City 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 Union City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Union City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Union City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4307, Longitude: -81.7965     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union City 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 Union City.