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Welcome to Smithfield ...

The town of Smithfield is located in Wetzel County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smithfield has a population of 146 people<3> (see below for details).

Smithfield is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Smithfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smithfield had an population of 146 people. This is an increase of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithfield had a population of 145 people. This makes Smithfield the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 145 people, the population of Smithfield decreased 18.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 177 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smithfield.

Communities Also Named Smithfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Smithfield: This one is located in Wetzel County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 42 communities that are also named Smithfield - they are located in Alabama (3), Alberta, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2) and Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smithfield.

Communities near Smithfield ...

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

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Smithfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Smithfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<7>
  • Shinnston [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
    • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Smithfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<7>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
    • Mannington [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Smithfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Salem [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
    • Monongah [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monongah
      • Monongah [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<7>
    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberport
      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<7>
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<7>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Smithfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<7>

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 Smithfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smithfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smithfield. 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 Smithfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithfield ...

Looking for more information about Smithfield? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Smithfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smithfield.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Smithfield. 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 Wetzel, 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 Smithfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithfield - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smithfield. 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 Smithfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4946, Longitude: -80.5600       In this case, the coordinates for Smithfield 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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