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Welcome to Wardensville ...

The town of Wardensville is located in Hardy County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wardensville has a population of 258 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wardensville is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wardensville: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Wardensville: 26851<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wardensville had an population of 258 people. This is a decrease of 4.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wardensville had a population of 271 people. This makes Wardensville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wardensville represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 271 people, the population of Wardensville increased 10.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 246 people).

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

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

We also found Wardensville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities near Wardensville ...

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

  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
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    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Wardensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<8>
  • Woodstock [Shenandoah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock [Shenandoah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Wardensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<8>
  • Middletown [Frederick County]
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    • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Wardensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<8>
  • Edinburg [Shenandoah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Shenandoah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Wardensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County]
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      • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Wardensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capon Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capon Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capon Bridge<8>
    • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toms Brook
      • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Wardensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toms Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<8>
    • Baker [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker
      • Baker [Hardy County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Wardensville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
    • Yellow Spring [Hampshire County]
    • Maurertown [Shenandoah County]
    • Columbia Furnace [Shenandoah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Furnace
      • Columbia Furnace [Shenandoah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Wardensville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia Furnace

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wardensville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wardensville. 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 Hardy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wardensville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wardensville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 Wardensville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wardensville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wardensville) 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 Wardensville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wardensville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wardensville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0765, Longitude: -78.5949    
<7>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.
<8>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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