Sophia Raleigh County, West Virginia

Sophia: Town in West Virginia, USA

About

Sophia is a town located in the county of Raleigh in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,344 and a population density of 743 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,219 inhabitants.

The town was created 109 years ago in 1911.

Geography

Sophia is located at 37°42'27"N 81°15'2"W (37.7076100, -81.2506600).

Sophia map

Weather

Sophia forecast: Sunny, with a high near 62. more

Sophia Quick Facts

Population : 1,219 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Raleigh County
Postal code : 25921
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.81 km2
Altitude : 2,320 feet / 707 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1912 (109 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:41:03 (18th October 2021)
Density : 674 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sophia decreased by 10.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,344 - census
2011 1,347 0.22% estimation process
2012 1,345 -0.15% estimation process
2013 1,337 -0.6% estimation process
2014 1,326 -0.83% estimation process
2015 1,308 -1.38% estimation process
2016 1,291 -1.32% estimation process
2017 1,268 -1.81% estimation process
2018 1,251 -1.36% estimation process
2019 1,231 -1.62% estimation process
2020 1,219 -0.98% estimation process

Sophia zip code is 25921. County name: Raleigh, County fips: 54081

Local Places in Sophia

1 Sophia Town Hall
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Address: 218 Railroad Ave, Sophia, WV 25921 ➦ Show Map

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2 Sophia Mayor's Office

Address: 100 Railroad Ave, Sophia, WV 25921 ➦ Show Map

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Schools in Sophia

College & universities near Sophia, WV

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

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sophia, WV

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

Post offices near Sophia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sophia Post Office Sophia (WV) 25921

Other places with the same name (1)

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
Piney View 989 Census-designated place in Raleigh County, West Virginia
Lester 312 City in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America
Rhodell 159 Human settlement in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sophia distances to largest West Virginia cities