Peterstown, West Virginia

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Peterstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 24963
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.397
Longitude -80.799

Peterstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
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Peterstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 499 100%
Male 229 45.9%
Female 270 54.1%
Under 18 94 18.8%
18+ 405 81.2%
65+ 128 25.7%
Median Age 47.3
Average Family Size 2.65
White 496 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 1%

Estimated Peterstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 497
Growth -2
Growth % -0.4%

Peterstown 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 40.4%
English 15.2%
Irish 14.6%
German 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Scottish 3.3%
Italian 2.3%
Dutch 2%
Yugoslavian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
British 1.3%
European 1%
Eastern European 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bozoo (24963)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Peterstown 499 $32,250
Athens 1,102 $45,694
Hinton 2,880 $25,769
Matoaka 317 $19,792
Oakvale 142 $23,750
Princeton 6,347 $32,443
Union 548 $30,833

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Peterstown Public Library
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(304) 753-9568
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