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Welcome to Womelsdorf ...

The town of Womelsdorf is located in Randolph County<1>.

The location of Womelsdorf has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Womelsdorf has a population of 240 people<3> (see below for details).

Womelsdorf is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<4> 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

Telephone area codes for Womelsdorf: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Womelsdorf had an population of 240 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.83% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Womelsdorf ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Womelsdorf.

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Womelsdorf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Womelsdorf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<7>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Womelsdorf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<7>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Womelsdorf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Womelsdorf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
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    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Womelsdorf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Womelsdorf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
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    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
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      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Womelsdorf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<7>
    • Montrose [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Womelsdorf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 153 people
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    • Leadsville [Randolph County]
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      • Leadsville [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Womelsdorf
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Womelsdorf. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Womelsdorf.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Womelsdorf.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Womelsdorf. See our Newspapers 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.

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Womelsdorf.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Womelsdorf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Womelsdorf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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