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West Jefferson is a town in Ashe County.
The latitude of West Jefferson is 36.403N. The longitude is -81.493W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,979 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,076.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Jefferson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ashe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28694 ZIP code.
14% of West Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Jefferson was $19,799, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of West Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.
Libraries in West Jefferson include Ashe County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in West Jefferson include Jefferson Post
Ashe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for West Jefferson workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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