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Welch, West Virginia
Welcome to Welch ...
The location of Welch has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Welch has a population of 1,740 people<2> (see below for details).
Welch is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Welch lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Welch: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Welch had a population of 2,406 people (or 10.88% of the total population of McDowell County). This makes Welch the county's most populous community.
The population of Welch represents 0.13% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,406 people, the population of Welch decreased 10.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,683 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Welch had an population of 1,740 people. This is a decrease of 27.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.15% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Welch.
Communities near Welch ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Welch.
Communities Also Named Welch ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Welch - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Welch.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Welch:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Welch ...
Looking for more information about Welch? 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 Welch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Welch.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019