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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 897 inhabitants.

Geography

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

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Weather

Athens forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

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Athens Quick Facts

Population : 897 (2019)
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 : 22:06:09 (4th August 2021)
Density : 878 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -16.83% (2010-2019)
Weather : 76℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Athens decreased by 16.83% in 9 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

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

Athens, Concord, Concord Church

Schools

College & universities near Athens

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

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens

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

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Mercer County

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

City Name Population Title
Bluefield 9,629 City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Princeton 5,675 City in Mercer County, Missouri
Bluewell 2,184
Brush Fork 1,197
Piedmont 802 Town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States
Montcalm 726
Bramwell 337 Town of the United States
Matoaka 202 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Oakvale 112 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America

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