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West Virginia Central Junction, West Virginia

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Located in: Mineral County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: W. Virginia Central Jct.

Time Zone: West Virginia Central Junction lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 970 feet [295.66 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within West Virginia Central Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4715, Longitude: -79.0611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Virginia Central Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   39° 28' 17"
Lon:   -79° 3' 39"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Westernport

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for West Virginia Central Junction

GNIS ID:   1549974
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 86188

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About Mineral County

The community of Keyser is the County Seat for Mineral County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Mineral)


2017:<5>     27,222   (3.51% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     28,212   (4.19% increase since 2000)
2000:     27,078

Total Area:<6>   329.2 sq. miles [852.7 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   13,039

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mineral

GNIS ID:   1717890
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 057

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About West Virginia

From the US Census


2017:     1,815,857   (2% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Virginia Central Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of West Virginia Central Junction, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes West Virginia Central Junction.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of West Virginia Central Junction. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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