A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Union, West Virginia
Welcome to Union ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Union has a population of 540 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Union.
Union is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Union lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Union: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Union: 24983<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union had an population of 540 people. This is a decrease of 4.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.46% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 548 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Union.
Adding Union 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 Union 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 Union elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Union on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Union on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Union ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Union.
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 Union. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Union.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Union.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Union.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 12 May 2021