Alleghany County , Virginia

Alleghany County: County in Virginia, United States

Alleghany County locator map
Location of Alleghany County on Virginia map.

About

Alleghany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,250 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,701 inhabitants. Its county seat is Covington. The county was created 199 years ago in 1821.

Covington  Va - Allegheny General District Court image
Covington Va - Allegheny General District Court
Covington  Va - Allegheny General District Court image

Geography

Alleghany County is located at 37°47'15"N 80°0'25"W (37.7876000, -80.0069900). It has 7 neighbors: Bath County, Craig County, Botetourt County, Covington, Rockbridge County, Greenbrier County and Monroe County.

Alleghany County map

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Alleghany County Quick Facts

Population : 14,701 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Anderson County, Anderson County, Allen County, Allen County, Allegheny County, Allen County, Allegan County, Anderson County, Anderson County, Allen County, Allegany County, Alleghany County, Allegany County
Area : 1162 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : Allegheny Mountains
Altitude : 1,437 feet / 438 meters
Capital : Covington
Establishment : January 01, 1822
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:46:52 (18th October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.54% (2010-2020)

Alleghany County has 7 neighbours.

  • Covington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Alleghany County decreased by 10.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,250 - census
2011 16,163 -0.54% estimation process
2012 16,034 -0.8% estimation process
2013 15,923 -0.7% estimation process
2014 15,605 -2.04% estimation process
2015 15,425 -1.17% estimation process
2016 15,387 -0.25% estimation process
2017 15,128 -1.71% estimation process
2018 14,986 -0.95% estimation process
2019 14,860 -0.85% estimation process
2020 14,701 -1.08% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (2)

Alleghany County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alleghany County.

City Name Population Title
Clifton Forge 3,444 Town in Virginia
Iron Gate 352 Town of the United States

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