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Westover, West Virginia

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The location of Westover

Welcome to Westover ...

The city of Westover is located in Monongalia County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Westover has a population of 4,182 people<2> (see below for details).

Westover is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP codes for Westover: 26501-26502<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westover had a population of 3,983 people. This makes Westover the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Westover represents 0.21% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,983 people, the population of Westover increased 1.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,941 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westover had an population of 4,182 people. This is an increase of 5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Westover ...

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.<6>.

Community   2017
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Westover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Westover - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia (3), Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (5), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2) and Virginia (6).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westover.

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 Westover. 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 Westover. 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 Westover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Westover:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westover ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County:

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.

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

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

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

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<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 city (such as Westover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Westover includes: 26501 & 26502.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westover) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westover. 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 Westover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6359, Longitude: -79.9677     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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