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Shinnston is a city and former coal town in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States, along the West Fork River. In 1778 Levi Shinn constructed his log home along what is now Route 19, today it is the oldest standing structure in North Central West Virginia.


Looking for travel information about Shinnston? Explore the best travel advice on Shinnston, United States. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Pittsburgh, United States. Pittsburgh, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Pnc Park, Duquesne Incline, Phipps Conservatory. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Erie International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport. A holiday in Shinnston can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Shinnston*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shinnston

    Know the pollution level of Shinnston before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Shinnston: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shinnston for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shinnston.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.67 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Shinnston - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 73.84 (High)
    • Pollution Index 37.74 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.77 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 124.07 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shinnston

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shinnston

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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