Benwood Marshall County, West Virginia

Benwood: City in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States of America

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Benwood is a city located in the county of Marshall in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,420 and a population density of 295 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,257 inhabitants.

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Benwood is located at 40°1'5"N 80°44'3"W (40.0181300, -80.7342500).

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Benwood Quick Facts

Population : 1,257 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Marshall County
Postal code : 26031
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 4.82 km2
Altitude : 646 feet / 197, 197 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:18:47 (20th October 2021)
Density : 261 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.97% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Benwood decreased by 12.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,420 - census
2011 1,416 -0.28% estimation process
2012 1,406 -0.71% estimation process
2013 1,392 -1.01% estimation process
2014 1,380 -0.87% estimation process
2015 1,364 -1.17% estimation process
2016 1,343 -1.56% estimation process
2017 1,315 -2.13% estimation process
2018 1,293 -1.7% estimation process
2019 1,278 -1.17% estimation process
2020 1,257 -1.67% estimation process

Benwood zip code is 26031. County name: Marshall, County fips: 54051

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People born in Benwood (2)

People born in Benwood, including businessman Harry Ford Sinclair, basketball player and basketball coach Rudy Baric, you can see a list of people who born in Benwood.

Schools in Benwood

College & universities near Benwood, WV

Code Name City ZIP
492005 Elite Academy of Hair Design Bellaire (OH) 43906-1544

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benwood, WV

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL

Post offices near Benwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Benwood Post Office Benwood (WV) 26031

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Marshall County

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

City Name Population Title
Moundsville 8,117 City in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States
McMechen 1,665 City in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States of America
Cameron 828 City in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States
Franklin 638 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Benwood distances to largest West Virginia cities