Lost Creek, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 216  (44.9%)
Females: 266  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 26385.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,893 (it was $26,563 in 2000)
Lost Creek:

$57,893
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,900 (it was $15,711 in 2000)

Lost Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,804 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Lost Creek:

$106,804
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $120,793; Detached houses: $123,029; Mobile homes: $96,343

Median gross rent in 2016: $653.

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  • Races in Lost Creek, WV (2010)

    Lost Creek races chart
    • 46794.2%White alone
    • 112.2%Two or more races
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Black alone
    • 30.6%Other race alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

Races in Lost Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lost Creek: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (38.6%), German (19.5%), English (7.5%), Irish (3.7%), Scandinavian (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 476 people per square mile   (low).

Lost Creek,WV real estate house value index trend

Lost Creek, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Lost Creek:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lost Creek town:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
West Virginia:

1.6%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lost Creek, West Virginia as of March 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Lost Creek to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $649 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $486 (0.5%)

Lost Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (89.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (90.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (283.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Milford, WV (2.1 miles ), Jane Lew, WV (2.2 miles ), Stonewood, WV (2.6 miles ), Nutter Fort, WV (2.7 miles ), Anmoore, WV (2.8 miles ), Clarksburg, WV (2.9 miles ), Despard, WV (3.0 miles ), Century, WV (3.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $15,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $15,400
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $15,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $193,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $12,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.16 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Lost Creek household income distribution Lost Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+15.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lost Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lost Creek, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lost Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Lost Creek town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 35.1 miles away from the town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lost Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from Lost Creek center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from Lost Creek center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 160.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lost Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lost Creek:

  • NUTTER FORT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NUTTER FORT, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF CLARKSBURG (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • CLARKSBURG NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • MONTICELLO GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • ADAMSTON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost Creek:

  • Fairmont State University (about 25 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 40 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 52 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 63 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 68 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 71 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Frostburg State University (about 83 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public high school in Lost Creek:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lost Creek:

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Library in Lost Creek:

  • SOUTHERN AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,258; Location: MAIN STREET; 10,526 books; 248 audio materials; 330 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Lost Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lost Creek include: Horizons Church (A), Lost Creek Methodist Church (B), Brick Seventh Day Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Brick Church Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bonds Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 39.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Lost Creek (2011 data):

  • The Harrison County Bank: at Main Street, branch established on 1911/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.8 mil, Deposits: $84.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Harrison Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
West Virginia average:

11.1

Lost Creek travel time to work - commute Lost Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lost Creek town (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44293
Catholic8,6477
Evangelical Protestant8,40651
Other1,0694
Black Protestant1922
Orthodox1101
None34,233-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Harrison County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lost Creek:

51.3%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Lost Creek:

29.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lost Creek:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lost Creek:

43.3%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lost Creek, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,229
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$808
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$498
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,535

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, WV  0.56% ($42,345 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.30% ($35,988)
from Lewis County, WV  0.27% ($37,014)


4.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, WV  0.64% ($27,673 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.46% ($33,818)
to Taylor County, WV  0.22% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lost Creek:

  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAW (980 AM; 1 kW; WESTON, WV; Owner: STEPHEN R. PETERS)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lost Creek:

  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOTR (96.3 FM; LOST CREEK, WV; Owner: ALLMAN ELECTRONICS LAB)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lost Creek:

  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)

Lost Creek fatal accident list:

Oct 2, 2014 04:00 PM, Us-19, Lat: 39.19030, Lon: -80.43200, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 2011 08:26 AM, Cr-48, Lat: 39.12269, Lon: -80.25665, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 2010 05:29 PM, Sr-57, Lat: 39.17216, Lon: -80.23247, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
May 23, 2010 02:35 PM, I-79, Lat: 39.18667, Lon: -80.33556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2006 08:07 PM, I-79, -1, Lat: 39.17128, Lon: -80.34478, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1981 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 3, 1977 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 77m253ftTotal length
  • $2,264,000Total costs
  • 98,368Total average daily traffic
  • 18,129Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 151960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lost Creek, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lost Creek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • I79 Maintenance Garage .5 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.171750 Lon: -80.343972), Call Sign: KUU445
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2015, Expiration Date: 05/28/2025Registrant: Wv Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • JOHNSTOWN TANK, 100 Ft South Of County Route At Helen Hornick Prop (Lat: 39.125250 Lon: -80.295083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQCB285
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 11/11/2014, Expiration Date: 01/21/2025, Certifier: Bill HooverRegistrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 2500 Ft West Of Stevens Run Rd And Cr 20 (Lat: 39.160611 Lon: -80.305972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQFU467
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 10/05/2016, Certifier: William C HooverRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Brushy Fork Tank (Lat: 39.251139 Lon: -80.264111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 10.1 m, Overall height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WQGN324
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2007, Expiration Date: 03/07/2017, Certifier: William C HooverRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LOST CREEK, Off Rt 270 West (Lat: 39.133611 Lon: -80.370667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.7 m, Call Sign: WPJF791, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2015Registrant: Hardy Cellular Telephone Company
  • Lost Creek, Secondary Route 25/7 (Lat: 39.134806 Lon: -80.347583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPOL569, Licensee ID: L00169810
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/1999, Expiration Date: 12/16/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2002, Certifier: Stephen J EasleyRegistrant: Acc West Virginia License LLC
  • FOUND CREEK, 32 Virginia Avenue (Lat: 39.153917 Lon: -80.360167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQUH326
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • LOST CREEK, 9082 Rockford Road (Lat: 39.135278 Lon: -80.347250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQUH340
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lost Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5011Z , Serial Number: 22-8624, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Johnson, Rr 2 Box 247b, Lost Creek, WV 26385
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-MIA+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831JL , Serial Number: 40.939, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Lost Creek Leasing LLC, 192 Java Ln, Lost Creek, WV 26385
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8385W , Serial Number: 28-2588, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Johnson, Rr 2 Box 247b, Lost Creek, WV 26385

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Lost Creek

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Most common first names in Lost Creek, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3274.2 years
Mary2576.5 years
John2575.7 years
Robert2272.4 years
James1672.9 years
Charles1475.9 years
Virginia1275.8 years
George1078.8 years
Martha881.1 years
Kenneth876.3 years
Most common last names in Lost Creek, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nutter1678.0 years
Stutler1579.4 years
Post1188.3 years
Queen1081.1 years
Bond1079.8 years
Bise1074.2 years
Randolph1086.4 years
Davis973.9 years
Swisher982.9 years
Davisson871.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Lost Creek, WV

  • U-Haul: 1

Lost Creek compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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