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Located in: Monongalia County (see below)

Time Zone: Van Voorhis lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 820 feet [249.94 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Van Voorhis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6829, Longitude: -79.9551     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Van Voorhis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   39° 40' 58"
Lon:   -79° 57' 18"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Morgantown North

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Van Voorhis

GNIS ID:   1548608
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 83092

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About Monongalia County

The community of Morgantown is the County Seat for Monongalia County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Monongalia)

Population

2017:<5>     105,030   (9.19% increase since 2010)  
2010:     96,189   (17.5% increase since 2000)
2000:     81,866

Total Area:<6>   365.9 sq. miles [947.6 km²]   - of which 1.59% is water (5.82 sq. miles [15.1 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   43,238

Official Website:   www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Monongalia

GNIS ID:   1550037
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 061

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Van Voorhis)


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,815,857   (2% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.com/
Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm
Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Van Voorhis)

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Van Voorhis, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Van Voorhis.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Van Voorhis. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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