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Womelsdorf, West Virginia

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Welcome to Womelsdorf ...

The town of Womelsdorf is located in Randolph County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Womelsdorf has a population of 242 people<2> (see below for details).

Womelsdorf is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Womelsdorf is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Womelsdorf: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Womelsdorf had a population of 250 people. This makes Womelsdorf the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Womelsdorf represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 250 people, the population of Womelsdorf increased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 247 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Womelsdorf had an population of 242 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Womelsdorf ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Womelsdorf and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Belington   [Map]   1,864   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Junior   [Map]   487   N   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Womelsdorf ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Womelsdorf - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 Womelsdorf. 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 Womelsdorf. 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 Womelsdorf.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Womelsdorf ...

Looking for more information about Womelsdorf? 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.

Looking for more information about Womelsdorf? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Womelsdorf, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Womelsdorf.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Womelsdorf.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Womelsdorf - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Womelsdorf) 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 Womelsdorf. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Womelsdorf

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Womelsdorf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8981, Longitude: -79.9635     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Womelsdorf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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