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Census Data for Virgil ...

So far, we have found very little information about Virgil. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Virgil to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Virgil, please Contact Us.


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

 Community 2017<2>
Population
DirDistance<3>
 Charleston47,929   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 South Charleston12,493   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Dunbar7,338   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Nitro6,561   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Roane County ...

Virgil is located in Roane County.

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

Population Rings for Virgil ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Virgil and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Virgil. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Virgil, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]21,142-6.93%
15 mi   [24 km]33,253-8.34%
20 mi   [32 km]53,874-8.24%
25 mi   [40 km]855,565-6.51%
30 mi   [48 km]2696,811-6.4%

Miscellaneous Information for Virgil ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Roane County or the community of Virgil:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Virgil: 1741031

GNIS ID for Roane County: 1550050

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Virgil would have been 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 Virgil.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Virgil, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Virgil) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virgil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6140, Longitude: -81.3407     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Virgil have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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