Lost Creek, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 474 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 212  (44.9%)
Females: 262  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26385.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,482 (it was $26,563 in 2000)
Lost Creek:

$50,482
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,378 (it was $15,711 in 2000)

Lost Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,861 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Lost Creek:

$100,861
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,644; detached houses: $132,948; mobile homes: $101,696

Median gross rent in 2017: $715.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lost Creek: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lost Creek, WV (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Lost Creek, West Virginia as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lost Creek is 110 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (41.6%), German (20.8%), English (8.4%), Irish (4.4%), Scandinavian (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 468 people per square mile   (low).

Lost Creek, West Virginia map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $581 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $510 (0.4%)

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)

Latitude: 39.16 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Lost Creek, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lost Creek, WV in 2017
Lost Creek satellite photo by USGS

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 Lost Creek, WV residents
Average permit cost in Lost Creek, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+15.9%).
Most common industries in Lost Creek, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.5%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.6%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Utilities (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Lost Creek, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.6%)
  • Engineers (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)

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 Lost Creek 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 the city 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:

See full list of schools located in Lost Creek

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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.

For population 15 years and over in Lost Creek:

Marital status in Lost Creek, WV
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

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): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Harrison County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Harrison County:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.7%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

12.2%
West Virginia:

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 and Unallocable 0$0 1$498
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,229
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$808
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,535

Lost Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($183.54)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($71.73)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($31.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($6.33)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($6.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,000 ($63.29)

Lost Creek government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,000 ($12.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($6.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($54.85)
    Rents: $6,000 ($12.66)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($50.63)
  • Tax - Other: $38,000 ($80.17)
    Property: $28,000 ($59.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($10.55)
    Other License: $2,000 ($4.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($2.11)

Lost Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $231,000 ($487.34)

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, WV  0.71% ($43,466 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.41% ($49,909)
from Taylor County, WV  0.36% ($44,495)


5.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, WV  0.78% ($37,725 average AGI)
to Taylor County, WV  0.38% ($47,559)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.36% ($49,219)

Businesses in Lost Creek, WV

  • U-Haul: 1

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, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count3505
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5137
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1185
  • Fatalities3923
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents8696
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents196
See more detailed statistics of Lost Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.9mTotal length
  • $3,803,000Total costs
  • 165,568Total average daily traffic
  • 31,564Total average daily truck traffic
  • 220,923Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lost Creek, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2015, Expiration Date: 05/28/2025, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/11/2014, Expiration Date: 01/21/2025, Certifier: Bill Hoover, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 10/05/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2016, Certifier: William C Hoover, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2007, Expiration Date: 03/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2017, Certifier: William C Hoover, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2015, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/1999, Expiration Date: 12/16/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2002, Certifier: Stephen J Easley, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • ROMINES MILLS, 111 Angus Road (Lat: 39.141861 Lon: -80.231972), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRCJ405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2018, Expiration Date: 10/18/2028, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 80017th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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  • PRICKETT JUSTIN DUANE, 35 Hidden Pond Rd, Lost Creek, WV 26385
    Certificate: D007147 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2018, Expiration Date: 11/05/2019

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Johnson, Rr 2 Box 247b, Lost Creek, WV 26385
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6009W , Serial Number: 28-20009, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Partain, 3220 Duck Creek Rd, Lost Creek, WV 26385
  • Aircraft: FILER TAYLOR MONOPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145A SERIES (55 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81955 , Serial Number: RWF-1, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Partain, 3220 Duck Creek Rd, Lost Creek, WV 26385
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/19/2014
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Johnson, Rr 2 Box 247b, Lost Creek, WV 26385

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 36 took place in 2011, and the least - 11 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lost Creek, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lost Creek, WV
    • 19851.7%Structure Fires
    • 9725.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7720.1%Outside Fires
    • 112.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lost Creek, WV
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lost Creek, WV
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lost Creek, WV
  • 68.9%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity


Lost Creek compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Alan J. Marshall (6)
  • Jack Marshall (2)
  • Richard Fortney (1)
  • Alan Jackson Marshall (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.