A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

West Liberty, West Virginia

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other WV

The location of West Liberty

Welcome to West Liberty ...

The town of West Liberty is located in Ohio County.

The location of West Liberty has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for West Liberty: W. Liberty

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, West Liberty has a population of 1,463 people<2> (see below for details).

West Liberty is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for West Liberty: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Liberty had an population of 1,463 people. This is a decrease of 5.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Liberty.

Communities near West Liberty ...

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 as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,659   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,049   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   3,727   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Liberty.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Liberty. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Liberty.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Ohio County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Liberty. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Liberty.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

- Return to Citation

<5>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- West Liberty) 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 West Liberty. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Liberty

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Liberty. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1669, Longitude: -80.5970     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Liberty have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019