Sylvester, West Virginia

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Boone
Standard Zip Codes 25193
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.01
Longitude -81.557

Sylvester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Sylvester Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 195 100%
Male 89 45.6%
Female 106 54.4%
Under 18 36 18.5%
18+ 159 81.5%
65+ 47 24.1%
Median Age 48.4
Average Family Size 2.65
White 192 98.5%
African-American 2 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.5%

Estimated Sylvester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 475
Growth 280
Growth % 143.6%

Sylvester 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 53.9%
English 18%
Irish 9.4%
Italian 4.7%
German 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Hungarian 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Greek 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Polish 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sylvester 195 $47,000
Belle 1,259 $43,203
Danville 550 $26,397
East Bank 933 $39,545
Glasgow 783 $40,500
Madison 2,677 $37,232
Whitesville 520 $31,500
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