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Welcome to Whitesville ...

The town of Whitesville is located in Boone County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Whitesville has a population of 451 people<1> (see below for details).

Whitesville was incorporated August 15, 1935.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Whitesville: Named after B.W. White, an earlier settler in the area.

The community of Whitesville is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Whitesville: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Whitesville: 25209<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitesville had a population of 514 people. This makes Whitesville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Whitesville represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 514 people, the population of Whitesville decreased 1.15% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 520 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Whitesville had an population of 451 people. This is a decrease of 12.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whitesville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Whitesville and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Belle   [Map]   1,162   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Danville   [Map]   629   NW   18 miles [29 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Whitesville - they are located in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitesville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whitesville. 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 Whitesville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitesville ...

Looking for more information about Whitesville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Whitesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Whitesville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Whitesville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitesville.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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 town (such as Whitesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whitesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Whitesville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitesville) 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 Whitesville. 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 Whitesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9753, Longitude: -81.5292     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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