Lost Creek, West Virginia

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Lost Creek, West Virginia

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Lost Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 26385
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.161
Longitude -80.352

Lost Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Lost Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 467 100%
Male 223 47.8%
Female 244 52.2%
Under 18 102 21.8%
18+ 365 78.2%
65+ 74 15.8%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 3
White 459 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Lost Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 497
Growth 30
Growth % 6.4%

Lost Creek Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.8%
German 18.5%
English 17.6%
Irish 15%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Italian 2.2%
Scottish 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lost Creek, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

McWhorter (26385)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lost Creek 467 $35,893
Anmoore 685 $26,705
Clarksburg 16,743 $35,075
Jane Lew 406 $30,000
Nutter Fort 1,686 $39,318
Stonewood 1,815 $31,078
West Milford 651 $34,583

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Southern Area Public Library
Lost Creek, West Virginia
(304) 745-4865

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Lost Creek High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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