Terra Alta Preston County, West Virginia

Terra Alta: City in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Terra Alta is a city located in the county of Preston in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,477 and a population density of 481 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,504 inhabitants.

Terra Alta Quick Facts

Population : 1,504 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Preston County
Postal code : 26764
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 3.07 km2
Altitude : 2,582 feet / 787, 787 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:16:10 (30th November 2021)
Density : 490 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.8% (2010-2020)
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Location of Terra Alta on West Virginia map.
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Geography

Terra Alta is located at 39°26'44"N 79°32'47"W (39.4456500, -79.5464400).

Terra Alta map

Demographics

The population of Terra Alta increased by 1.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,477 - census
2011 1,493 1.07% estimation process
2012 1,504 0.73% estimation process
2013 1,494 -0.67% estimation process
2014 1,502 0.53% estimation process
2015 1,506 0.27% estimation process
2016 1,508 0.13% estimation process
2017 1,508 0% estimation process
2018 1,506 -0.13% estimation process
2019 1,500 -0.4% estimation process
2020 1,504 0.27% estimation process

Terra Alta zip code is 26764. County name: Preston, County fips: 54077

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Local Places in Terra Alta

People born in Terra Alta (1)

American archaeologist Donald L Hardesty was born in Terra Alta

Schools in Terra Alta

College & universities near Terra Alta, WV

Code Name City ZIP
162609 Garrett College McHenry (MD) 21541

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Terra Alta, WV

Code Name Address Type
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS

Post offices near Terra Alta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Terra Alta Post Office Terra Alta (WV) 26764

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Preston County

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

City Name Population Title
Kingwood 3,047 City in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Reedsville 603 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Rowlesburg 567 Town in West Virginia, United States
Masontown 537 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America
Newburg 312 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Tunnelton 297 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Albright 277 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Brandonville 105 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America
Bruceton Mills 84 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Terra Alta distances to largest West Virginia cities