Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia

Romney: City in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States


Romney is a city located in the county of Hampshire in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,848 and a population density of 743 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,680 inhabitants.

The city was created 298 years ago in 1724.

Quick Facts about Romney

Population : 1,680 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Hampshire County
Postal code : 26757
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.49 km2
Altitude : 2,690 feet / 820 meters
Capital city : Romney is capital of Hampshire County
Establishment : January 01, 1725 (298 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:47:23 (3rd February 2023)
Density : 675 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10% (2010-2020)
Romney locator map
Location of Romney on West Virginia map.
Hampshire County Courthouse image
Hampshire County Courthouse
Hampshire County Courthouse image


Romney is located at 39°20'31"N 78°45'24"W (39.3420400, -78.7566800).

Romney map


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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,848 - census
2011 1,817 -1.71% estimation process
2012 1,799 -1% estimation process
2013 1,776 -1.3% estimation process
2014 1,763 -0.74% estimation process
2015 1,749 -0.8% estimation process
2016 1,734 -0.87% estimation process
2017 1,727 -0.41% estimation process
2018 1,717 -0.58% estimation process
2019 1,695 -1.3% estimation process
2020 1,680 -0.89% estimation process

Romney zip code is 26757. County name: Hampshire, County fips: 54027

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People born in Romney (14)

People born in Romney, including lawyer and government official Stephen Ailes, First Lady of West Virginia Edna Brady Cornwell, politician John Rinehart Blue, .


  • Lee Hawse Patteson (First Lady of West Virginia) she was born in 28/05/1902
  • Marshall McDonald (American engineer, professor, geologist, mineralogist, pisciculturist, and fisheries scientist) he was born in 18/10/1835
  • Robert White (American lawyer, born 1833) he was born in 07/02/1833
  • John Baker White (American lawyer, military officer, and politician) he was born in 24/08/1868
  • Robert White (American lawyer and politician from West Virginia) he was born in 28/05/1876
  • Christian Streit White (American military officer, lawyer, court clerk, pisciculturist, and politician) he was born in 10/03/1839
  • Charles M. Williams (American academic, author, and military officer) he was born in 20/04/1917
  • Thomas J. Ward (American soldier who fought in the American Civil War) he was born in 18/08/1837
  • Samuel Lightfoot Flournoy (American lawyer and politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia) he was born in 17/01/1886
  • Thomas F. Mulledy (19th-century American Jesuit priest) he was born in 12/08/1794
  • Samuel Mulledy (19th-century American Jesuit priest) he was born in 27/03/1811

Schools in Romney

College & universities near Romney, WV

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

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Romney, WV

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

Post offices near Romney

Post Office Name City ZIP
Romney Post Office Romney (WV) 26757

Other cities in Hampshire County

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

City Name Population Title
Capon Bridge 371 Human settlement in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Romney distances to largest West Virginia cities