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West Liberty, West Virginia
Welcome to West Liberty ...
The location of West Liberty has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for West Liberty: W. Liberty
From the Census Estimates for 2019, West Liberty has a population of 1,447 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of West Liberty.
West Liberty is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: West Liberty lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for West Liberty: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Liberty had an population of 1,447 people. This is a decrease of 6.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Liberty had a population of 1,542 people. This makes West Liberty the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of West Liberty represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,542 people, the population of West Liberty increased 26.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,220 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Liberty.
Adding West Liberty 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 West Liberty 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 West Liberty elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found West Liberty on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Liberty on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named West Liberty ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named West Liberty - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio (4) and Pennsylvania (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Liberty.
Communities near West Liberty ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Liberty.
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 West Liberty. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Liberty.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Liberty. 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 West Liberty.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Liberty. See our Newspapers Page for West Liberty.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Liberty ...
Looking for more information about West Liberty? 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 West Liberty, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Liberty.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 12 May 2021