Sand Fork, West Virginia

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Sand Fork Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Gilmer
Standard Zip Codes 26430
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.913
Longitude -80.75

Sand Fork Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 25.6 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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Sand Fork Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 176 100%
Male 85 48.3%
Female 91 51.7%
Under 18 42 23.9%
18+ 134 76.1%
65+ 29 16.5%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.96
White 173 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Sand Fork Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 171
Growth -5
Growth % -2.8%

Sand Fork 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 40.7%
English 16.7%
German 12%
Swedish 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Italian 4.6%
Irish 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stouts Mills (26430)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sand Fork 176 $33,750
Auburn 103 $19,375
Burnsville 481 $30,962
Flatwoods 348 $35,250
Gassaway 901 $31,667
Glenville 1,544 $33,036
Weston 4,317 $33,783
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