Peterstown, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 650 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 282  (43.4%)
Females: 368  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 24963.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,461 (it was $23,036 in 2000)
Peterstown:

$41,461
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,747 (it was $16,964 in 2000)

Peterstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,372 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Peterstown:

$111,372
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $481.

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  • Races in Peterstown, WV (2010)

    Peterstown races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peterstown: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), Irish (18.7%), English (17.2%), Dutch (3.7%), Scottish (1.9%), Swiss (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1624 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 2,054 people per square mile   (low).

Peterstown,WV real estate house value index trend

Peterstown, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Peterstown:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peterstown town:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $508 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $504 (0.4%)

Peterstown satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 80.80 W

Area code: 304

Peterstown household income distribution Peterstown home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
West Virginia average:

1.83
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (55%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Peterstown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 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 Monroe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Droughts: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
West Virginia average:

11.3

Peterstown travel time to work - commute Peterstown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Peterstown town (based on Monroe County data)

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
Monroe County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

28.5%
West Virginia:

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

11.8%
State:

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
Totals for Government 0$0 8$4,470

Peterstown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $32,000 ($49.23)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($44.62)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($29.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($73.85)

Peterstown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($30.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($4.62)
    General Support: $1,000 ($1.54)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($36.92)
    NEC: $13,000 ($20.00)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($12.31)

Peterstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($46.15)

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
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 Greenbrier County, WV  0.92% ($20,951 average AGI)
from Mercer County, WV  0.69% ($35,323)
from Giles County, VA  0.47% ($28,524)


4.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
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 Greenbrier County, WV  1.01% ($29,133 average AGI)
to Mercer County, WV  0.56% ($19,960)
to Giles County, VA  0.47% ($22,143)

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:

Jan 8, 2012 11:47 AM, Us-219, Cr-219/38, Lat: 37.40645, Lon: -80.75758, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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, Drunken 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $2,061,000Total costs
  • 15,609Total average daily traffic
  • 812Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,731Total 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: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Mark L Gartley, Route 2 Box 505 (Lat: 37.400028 Lon: -80.780167), Type: 60.5, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Fire Dept Main St (Lat: 37.415111 Lon: -80.787306), Call Sign: KFR704
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/2003, Expiration Date: 04/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2013, Certifier: Porter M RobertsonRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Dennis SiboldRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Dennis SiboldRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 02/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Dennis SiboldRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/2010, Expiration Date: 09/24/2020, Certifier: Angie G MckinneyRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: John PorterfieldRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MONROE, Lat: 37.481667 Lon: -80.730556, Call Sign: WPWE678
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, 956.356 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2002, Expiration Date: 10/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013, Certifier: Porter RobertsonRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/03/2019, Certifier: Michael D ClemonsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/2009, Expiration Date: 06/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: 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 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:
  • 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, Licensee ID: L00083988
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+10 more)Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Joseph R TauchenRegistrant: West Virginia Pcs Alliance, L.C., 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 600, North Chesterfield, VA 23225, Phone: (804) 218-5460, Fax: (804) 327-5491, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Peterstown

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Peterstown compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary E. Dehart (4)
  • Matthew Mann (3)
  • Dwight Zutaut (1)
  • Christopher Mcklarney (1)
  • Gary Dehart (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2016.