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Welcome to Valley Grove ...

The village of Valley Grove is located in Ohio County<1>.

The location of Valley Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Valley Grove: Valley Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Valley Grove has a population of 348 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Valley Grove.

Valley Grove is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Valley Grove: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Valley Grove had an population of 348 people. This is a decrease of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Valley Grove had a population of 378 people. This makes Valley Grove the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Valley Grove represents 0.02% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 378 people, the population of Valley Grove decreased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 405 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Valley Grove.

Adding Valley Grove 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 Valley Grove 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 Valley Grove elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Valley Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Valley Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Valley Grove - they are located in Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Valley Grove ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Valley Grove.

  • Wheeling [Ohio County]
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    • Wheeling [Ohio County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Valley Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<7>
  • Steubenville [Jefferson County]
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    • Steubenville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Valley Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,753 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steubenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steubenville<7>
  • Washington [Washington County]
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    • Washington [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Valley Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,433 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
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    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Valley Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martins Ferry [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Ferry
      • Martins Ferry [Belmont County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Valley Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martins Ferry<7>
    • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County]
    • Bellaire [Belmont County]
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      • Bellaire [Belmont County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Valley Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<7>
    • Shadyside [Belmont County]
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      • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Valley Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<7>
    • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo Junction
      • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Valley Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mingo Junction<7>
    • Follansbee [Brooke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Follansbee
      • Follansbee [Brooke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Valley Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Follansbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Follansbee<7>

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 Valley Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valley Grove.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Valley Grove. 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 Valley Grove.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Valley Grove. See our Newspapers Page for Valley Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valley Grove ...

Looking for more information about Valley Grove? 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 Valley Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Valley Grove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Ohio, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Valley Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Valley Grove) 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 Valley Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0863, Longitude: -80.5770       In this case, the coordinates for Valley Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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