Barbour County , West Virginia

Barbour County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Barbour County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,589 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,444 inhabitants. Its county seat is Philippi. The county was created 178 years ago in 1843.

Barbour County Quick Facts

Population : 16,444 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Barbour County
Area : 888 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Philip Pendleton Barbour
Capital : Philippi
Establishment : March 03, 1843
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:50:37 (8th December 2021)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.88% (2010-2020)
Barbour County locator map
Location of Barbour County on West Virginia map.
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Geography

Barbour County is located at 39°7'59"N 80°0'11"W (39.1329300, -80.0030300). It has 6 neighbors: Randolph County, Harrison County, Preston County, Taylor County, Tucker County and Upshur County.

Barbour County map

The largest city of Barbour County is Philippi with a population of 3,239. Other cities include, Belington population 1,898 and Junior population 483. See all Barbour County cities & populated places.

Barbour County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Philippi 3,239 City in Barbour County, West Virginia
Belington 1,898 City in Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America
Union 539 Town in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States
Junior 483 Human settlement in Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America

Barbour County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Barbour County decreased by 0.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,589 - census
2011 16,600 0.07% estimation process
2012 16,869 1.59% estimation process
2013 16,871 0.01% estimation process
2014 16,902 0.18% estimation process
2015 16,973 0.42% estimation process
2016 16,749 -1.34% estimation process
2017 16,515 -1.42% estimation process
2018 16,487 -0.17% estimation process
2019 16,441 -0.28% estimation process
2020 16,444 0.02% estimation process

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Local Places in Barbour County

People born in Barbour County (1)

American politician Mary Poling was born in Barbour County

Other places with the same name (2)

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