Petersburg Grant County, West Virginia

Petersburg: City in West Virginia


Petersburg is a city located in the county of Grant in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,467 and a population density of 589 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,683 inhabitants.

Petersburg Quick Facts

Population : 2,683 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Grant County
Postal code : 26847
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 4.19 km2
Altitude : 935 feet / 285, 285 meters
Capital city : Petersburg is capital of Grant County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:13:50 (26th January 2022)
Density : 641 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 34℉ Chance Light Snow 7-days weather
Petersburg locator map
Location of Petersburg on West Virginia map.
Virginia Ave  Petersburg  WV  Aug 2012 image
Virginia Ave Petersburg WV Aug 2012
Virginia Ave  Petersburg  WV  Aug 2012 image


Petersburg is located at 38°59'33"N 79°7'26"W (38.9926100, -79.1239200).

Petersburg map


Petersburg forecast: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more


The population of Petersburg increased by 8.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,467 - census
2011 2,411 -2.32% estimation process
2012 2,415 0.17% estimation process
2013 2,430 0.62% estimation process
2014 2,436 0.25% estimation process
2015 2,485 1.97% estimation process
2016 2,529 1.74% estimation process
2017 2,584 2.13% estimation process
2018 2,625 1.56% estimation process
2019 2,655 1.13% estimation process
2020 2,683 1.04% estimation process

Petersburg zip code is 26847. County name: Grant, County fips: 54023

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People born in Petersburg (4)

People born in Petersburg, including actress Joan Banks, beauty pageant contestant Kasey Montgomery, writer P. J. Plauger, .


Schools in Petersburg

College & universities near Petersburg, WV

Code Name City ZIP
438708 Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Moorefield (WV) 26836-0000
481030 Future Generations University Franklin (WV) 26807-0000
368647 Mineral County Vocational Technical Center Keyser (WV) 26726
237701 Potomac State College of West Virginia University Keyser (WV) 26726

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Petersburg, WV

Code Name Address Type
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Petersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Petersburg Post Office Petersburg (WV) 26847
Cabin Post Office Cabins (WV) 26855
Maysvill Post Office Maysville (WV) 26833
Moorefield Post Office Moorefield (WV) 26836
Old Field Post Office Old Fields (WV) 26845

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Grant County

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

City Name Population Title
Bayard 258 City in Grant County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Petersburg distances to largest West Virginia cities