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Welcome to Union ...

The town of Union is located in Monroe County and is the County Seat for Monroe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Union has a population of 552 people<1> (see below for details).

Union is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Union lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Union: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Union: 24983<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union had a population of 565 people. This makes Union the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Union represents 0.03% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 156th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 565 people, the population of Union increased 3.1% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 548 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Union had an population of 552 people. This is a decrease of 2.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union.

Communities near Union ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Union and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,091   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Union.

Communities Also Named Union ...

While we believe that this Union is located in Monroe County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Barbour and Fayette County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 121 communities that are also named Union - they are located in Alabama (10), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (3), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (6), Texas (9), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Union.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Union. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Union. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Union:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union ...

Looking for more information about Union? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Union? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Union, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Union.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Union. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Union.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Union). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Union. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5923, Longitude: -80.5437     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Union.