Lester Raleigh County, West Virginia

Lester: City in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America

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Location of Lester on West Virginia map.

About

Lester is a city located in the county of Raleigh in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 348 and a population density of 268 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 312 inhabitants.

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Geography

Lester is located at 37°44'5"N 81°17'58"W (37.7348400, -81.2995500).

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Lester Quick Facts

Population : 312 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Raleigh County
Postal code : 25865
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.3 km2
Altitude : 2,037 feet / 621, 621 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:24:48 (21st October 2021)
Density : 240 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.54% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lester decreased by 11.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 348 - census
2011 345 -0.87% estimation process
2012 344 -0.29% estimation process
2013 340 -1.18% estimation process
2014 337 -0.89% estimation process
2015 333 -1.2% estimation process
2016 328 -1.52% estimation process
2017 323 -1.55% estimation process
2018 317 -1.89% estimation process
2019 314 -0.96% estimation process
2020 312 -0.64% estimation process

Lester zip code is 25865. County name: Raleigh, County fips: 54081

Local Places in Lester

1 LESTER TOWN HALL

Address: 1970 Lester Hwy, Lester, WV 25865 ➦ Show Map

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2 LESTER TOWN HALL

Address: 122 Grandison, Lester, WV 25865 ➦ Show Map

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Schools in Lester

College & universities near Lester, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237950 West Virginia University Institute of Technology Beckley (WV) 25801

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lester, WV

Code Name Address Type
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near Lester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lester Post Office Lester (WV) 25865

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Raleigh County

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

City Name Population Title
Beckley 15,805 City in and county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States
Shady Spring 2,998 Census-designated place in Raleigh County, West Virginia
Crab Orchard 2,678 City in Lincoln County, Kentucky, United States of America
Daniels 1,881 Census-designated place in Raleigh County, West Virginia
Prosperity 1,498 The state of flourishing, thriving, good fortune or successful social status
Stanaford 1,350 Census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States
Mabscott 1,251 City in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America
Sophia 1,219 Town in West Virginia, USA
Piney View 989 Census-designated place in Raleigh County, West Virginia
Rhodell 159 Human settlement in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America