Keyser Mineral County, West Virginia

Keyser: City in West Virginia, United States

About

Keyser is a city located in the county of Mineral in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,439 and a population density of 1,063 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,863 inhabitants.

The city was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Keyser Quick Facts

Population : 4,863 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Mineral County
Postal code : 26726
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 5.12 km2
Altitude : 807 feet / 246 meters
Capital city : Keyser is capital of Mineral County
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (170 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:24:56 (28th January 2022)
Density : 951 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.84% (2010-2020)
Keyser locator map
Location of Keyser on West Virginia map.
Keyser  WV - downtown image
Keyser WV - downtown
Keyser  WV - downtown image

Geography

Keyser is located at 39°26'27"N 78°58'26"W (39.4409300, -78.9739200).

Keyser map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Keyser decreased by 11.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,439 - census
2011 5,367 -1.34% estimation process
2012 5,334 -0.62% estimation process
2013 5,295 -0.74% estimation process
2014 5,258 -0.7% estimation process
2015 5,188 -1.35% estimation process
2016 5,121 -1.31% estimation process
2017 5,047 -1.47% estimation process
2018 4,946 -2.04% estimation process
2019 4,915 -0.63% estimation process
2020 4,863 -1.07% estimation process

Keyser zip code is 26726. County name: Mineral, County fips: 54057

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Schools in Keyser

College & universities near Keyser, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237701 Potomac State College of West Virginia University Keyser (WV) 26726

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Keyser, WV

Code Name Address Type
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS

Post offices near Keyser

Post Office Name City ZIP
Keyser Post Office Keyser (WV) 26726

Other cities in Mineral County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mineral County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Fort Ashby 1,380 Census-designated place in Mineral County, West Virginia
Wiley Ford 1,026 Census-designated place in Mineral County, West Virginia
Piedmont 837 Town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States
Ridgeley 614 Human settlement in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States of America
Elk Garden 209 Human settlement in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Keyser distances to largest West Virginia cities