Ripley, West Virginia

Ripley: Town in West Virginia


Ripley is a town located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,252 and a population density of 382 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,139 inhabitants.

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Location of Ripley on West Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Ripley

Population : 3,139 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 25271
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 8.51 km2
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Capital city : Ripley is capital of Jackson County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:20:07 (1st October 2023)
Density : 369 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.6% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather
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Ripley West Virginia
Ripley West Virginia image


Ripley is located at 38°49'7"N 81°42'38"W (38.8187000, -81.7106900).

Ripley map


Ripley forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. more


According to census records, the population of Ripley decreased by 3.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,252 - census
2011 3,235 -0.53% estimation process
2012 3,225 -0.31% estimation process
2013 3,208 -0.53% estimation process
2014 3,196 -0.38% estimation process
2015 3,192 -0.13% estimation process
2016 3,188 -0.13% estimation process
2017 3,204 0.5% estimation process
2018 3,174 -0.95% estimation process
2019 3,159 -0.47% estimation process
2020 3,139 -0.64% estimation process

Ripley zip code is 25271. County name: Jackson, County fips: 54035

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People born in Ripley (5)

People born in Ripley, including football player Bill Karr, Miss West Virginia of 1964 Dee Caperton, United States federal judge Joseph Robert Goodwin, .


  • Kane Davis (American baseball player) he was born in 25/06/1975
  • Charles C. Lanham (American businessman and politician) he was born in 12/09/1928

Schools in Ripley

College & universities near Ripley, WV

Code Name City ZIP
364575 Roane-Jackson Technical Center Leroy (WV) 25252-9700

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ripley, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL

Post offices near Ripley

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ripley Post Office Ripley (WV) 25271

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  • Ripley , Mississippi city in Mississippi, United States with a population of 5,189 people.
  • Ripley , New York census-designated place in Chautauqua County, New York with a population of 2,266 people.
  • Ripley , Ohio village in Brown County, Ohio with a population of 1,002 people.
  • Ripley , Indiana human settlement in Indiana, United States of America with a population of 972 people.
  • Ripley , Maine human settlement in Somerset County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 479 people.
  • Ripley , Oklahoma city in Payne County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 414 people.
  • Ripley , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 82 people.

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Jackson County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Ravenswood 3,616 City in West Virginia
Flatwoods 258 Unincorporated community in Jackson County, West Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Ripley distances to largest West Virginia cities