Peterstown, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 636 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.5%
Males: 322  (50.7%)
Females: 314  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 24963.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,720 (it was $23,036 in 2000)
Peterstown:

$33,720
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,201 (it was $16,964 in 2000)

Peterstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,642 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Peterstown:

$105,642
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,506; detached houses: $147,621; mobile homes: $252,480

Median gross rent in 2017: $651.

March 2019 cost of living index in Peterstown: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Peterstown, WV (2010)
    • 63897.7%White alone
    • 71.1%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Hispanic
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Peterstown, West Virginia as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peterstown is 52 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
West Virginia average:

1.81
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (25.0%), English (15.8%), Italian (6.7%), American (5.8%), Czech (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1624 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 2,009 people per square mile   (low).

Peterstown, West Virginia map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $617 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $457 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (46.9 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (106.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rich Creek, VA (1.3 miles ),
Glen Lyn, VA (2.0 miles),
Narrows, VA (2.2 miles ),
Pearisburg, VA (2.4 miles ),
Pembroke, VA (3.2 miles ),
Oakvale, WV (3.3 miles),
Athens, WV (3.5 miles ),
Parrott, VA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 80.80 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $59,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $52,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $67,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Peterstown, WV residents
Average permit cost in Peterstown, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Peterstown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Peterstown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Peterstown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peterstown, West Virginia average temperatures Peterstown, West Virginia average precipitation Peterstown, West Virginia humidity Peterstown, West Virginia wind speed Peterstown, West Virginia snowfall Peterstown, West Virginia sunshine Peterstown, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Peterstown-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Peterstown town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Peterstown center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Peterstown center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Peterstown center
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) earthquake occurred 283.9 miles away from Peterstown center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from Peterstown 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 Monroe County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peterstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Peterstown:

  • RIVERVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; RICH CREEK, VA)
  • GILES MEM HOSP INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PEARISBURG, VA)

Amtrak station near Peterstown:

  • 20 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peterstown:

  • Concord University (about 12 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community College (about 22 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 23 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 24 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 35 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Roanoke College (about 42 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)

Public elementary/middle schools in Peterstown:

See full list of schools located in Peterstown

Library in Peterstown:

  • PETERSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,076; Location: 23 COLLEGE DRIVE; 13,287 books; 120 audio materials; 321 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Tourist attraction: Monroe Motorsports Llc (Tours & Charters; 419 Water St).

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peterstown and their reported violations in the past:

RED SULPHUR PSD (Population served: 5,352, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Peterstown (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Peterstown: The First National Bank Of Peterstow at 220 Market Street, branch established on 1910/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.6 mil, Deposits: $55.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Peterstown Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Peterstown:

Marital status in Peterstown, WV
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Peterstown:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peterstown, WV (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,49128
Mainline Protestant2,23931
Other1521
Catholic--
None8,620-
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: 3
Monroe County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

28.5%
West Virginia:

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

11.8%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Peterstown:

46.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Peterstown:

29.0
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Peterstown:

19.2%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Peterstown:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Peterstown:

38.9%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Peterstown:

51.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Peterstown:

78.7%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peterstown, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,100
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,370
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 8$4,470

Peterstown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($37.74)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($18.87)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($18.87)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($17.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($17.30)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($14.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,000 ($83.33)

Peterstown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $9,000 ($14.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($40.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.72)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($58.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000 ($44.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($20.44)
    Other License: $8,000 ($12.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,000 ($174.53)

5.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Greenbrier County, WV  1.82% ($35,440 average AGI)
to Giles County, VA  0.69% ($33,188)
to Mercer County, WV  0.61% ($33,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peterstown:

  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peterstown:

  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244BB (96.7 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Peterstown fatal accident list:

Oct 9, 2017 02:53 PM, Cr-219-23, Lat: 37.409753, Lon: -80.781092, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 2012 11:47 AM, Us-219, Cr-219/38, Lat: 37.406450, Lon: -80.757583, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 2011 07:07 PM, 24/8, Lat: 37.401053, Lon: -80.798411, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1994 03:45 PM, 219 / 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1990 03:15 AM, 219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Oct 16, 1989 09:00 PM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 1989 10:57 PM, 219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.9mTotal length
  • $1,671,000Total costs
  • 16,528Total average daily traffic
  • 1,065Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,337Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark L Gartley, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: 60.5, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washn-gton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Mark L Gartley, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: 60.5, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washn-gton, Phone: (202) 862-5989

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Fire Dept Main St (Lat: 37.415111 Lon: -80.787306), Call Sign: KFR704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Bozoo Tank; On Cr24, 7km North Of Jct. Cr24 & Wv Rte. 12 (Lat: 37.462778 Lon: -80.818611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPBF437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.475 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2003, Expiration Date: 04/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2013, Certifier: Porter M Robertson, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Ballard Tank Is Located 0.6 Km Off Of St Hwy 12 4.9 Km N Of Us Hwy 219 (Lat: 37.443167 Lon: -80.775917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPPA976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.475 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Dennis Sibold, Registrant: Two Way Radio, Inc., 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi On Va Hwy 643 1/2 Mi E Of Us Hwy 219 (Lat: 37.393722 Lon: -80.782583), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPPV225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Dennis Sibold, Registrant: Twr, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi On Va Hwy 643 1/2 Mi E Of Us Hwy 219 (Lat: 37.393722 Lon: -80.782583), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPPV832,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 02/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Dennis Sibold, Registrant: Twr, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • 597 Us Highway 219 (Lat: 37.420028 Lon: -80.738444), Call Sign: WQMM673, Licensee ID: L01591616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.837 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2010, Expiration Date: 09/24/2020, Certifier: Angie G Mckinney, Registrant: Country View Assisted Living, 597 Us Highway 219, Peterstown, WV 24963, Phone: (304) 753-4300, Fax: (304) 753-6330, Email:
  • Mill Hill Booster Rtu-5, On Us Hwy 219/23, .5 Mi N Of Us Hwy 219 (Lat: 37.402333 Lon: -80.787306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.6 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQNW803,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: John Porterfield, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MONROE, Lat: 37.481667 Lon: -80.730556, Call Sign: WPWE678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2002, Expiration Date: 10/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013, Certifier: Porter Robertson, Registrant: Red Sulphur Public Service District, Peterstown, WV 24963, Phone: (304) 753-4003, Fax: (304) 753-5167
  • Peters Mountain, Lat: 37.378806 Lon: -80.750194, Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQKC972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Michael D Clemons, Registrant: Wvva.Net Inc., 405 Virginia Avenue, Rich Creek, VA 24147, Phone: (540) 726-2317, Fax: (540) 726-9522, Email:
  • PETERSTOWN_USF, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.5 m, Call Sign: WQKJ245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2009, Expiration Date: 06/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knght LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WV756, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQUH337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 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:
  • BE800, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQXC245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • 67132, Us-219, 0.35 Miles Southy Of Pine Groove Rd (Lat: 37.441528 Lon: -80.679611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQYL976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 11/02/2016, Expiration Date: 11/02/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • 69141, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.5 m, Call Sign: WQYL979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 11/02/2016, Expiration Date: 11/02/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peterstown)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Fire incident types in Peterstown, WV

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peterstown, WV
Most common first names in Peterstown, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3471.6 years
William3373.6 years
John2973.1 years
Robert2266.6 years
Charles1868.5 years
Ruth1871.0 years
Mary1780.7 years
George1575.3 years
Paul1465.2 years
Annie1188.7 years
Most common last names in Peterstown, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dunn3775.4 years
Mann2474.9 years
Dillon2373.0 years
Meadows1975.5 years
Broyles1783.7 years
Spangler1781.8 years
Wickline1674.1 years
Miller1573.4 years
Williams1573.9 years
Jones1567.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peterstown, WV
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peterstown, WV
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Peterstown compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Gary E. Dehart (4)
  • Matthew Mann (3)
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.