Athens Mercer County, West Virginia

Athens: Town in West Virginia, United States

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Location of Athens on West Virginia map.

About

Athens is a town located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,048 and a population density of 1,025 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 890 inhabitants.

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Geography

Athens is located at 37°25'20"N 81°0'58"W (37.4223400, -81.0162000).

Athens map

Weather

Athens forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. more

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 890 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 24712
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.02 km2
Altitude : 2,585 feet / 788, 789 meters
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 20:23:29 (27th October 2021)
Density : 871 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -17.75% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Athens decreased by 17.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,048 - census
2011 1,043 -0.48% estimation process
2012 959 -8.76% estimation process
2013 952 -0.74% estimation process
2014 947 -0.53% estimation process
2015 938 -0.96% estimation process
2016 928 -1.08% estimation process
2017 917 -1.2% estimation process
2018 906 -1.21% estimation process
2019 897 -1% estimation process
2020 890 -0.79% estimation process

Athens zip code is 24712. County name: Mercer, County fips: 54055

Athens, Concord, Concord Church

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237330 Concord University Athens (WV) 24712

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, WV

Code Name Address Type
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (WV) 24712

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Other cities in Mercer County

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

City Name Population Title
Bluefield 9,505 City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Princeton 5,599 City in Mercer County, Missouri
Piedmont 792 Town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States
Bramwell 334 Town of the United States
Matoaka 193 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Oakvale 109 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America