Bluefield Mercer County, West Virginia

Bluefield: City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States

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Location of Bluefield on West Virginia map.


Bluefield is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,447 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 9,629 inhabitants.


Bluefield is located at 37°16'11"N 81°13'20"W (37.2698400, -81.2223200).

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Bluefield forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

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Bluefield Quick Facts

Population : 9,629 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 24701
Area : 22.77 km2
Altitude : 2,608 feet / 795 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:05:45 (3rd August 2021)
Density : 423 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -8.5% (2010-2019)
Weather : 74℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Bluefield decreased by 8.5% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,447 - census
2011 10,465 0.17% estimation process
2012 10,433 -0.31% estimation process
2013 10,330 -1% estimation process
2014 10,320 -0.1% estimation process
2015 10,174 -1.44% estimation process
2016 10,051 -1.22% estimation process
2017 9,879 -1.74% estimation process
2018 9,732 -1.51% estimation process
2019 9,629 -1.07% estimation process

Bluefield zip code is 24701. County name: Mercer, County fips: 54055

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People born in Bluefield (25)

People born in Bluefield, including mathematician John Forbes Nash, blues guitarist and vocalist Luke Jordan, actor and comedian Charlie Barnett, you can see a list of people who born in Bluefield.


College & universities near Bluefield

Code Name City ZIP
237215 Bluefield State College Bluefield (WV) 24701-2198

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bluefield

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

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Mercer County

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

City Name Population Title
Princeton 5,675 City in Mercer County, Missouri
Bluewell 2,184
Brush Fork 1,197
Athens 897 Town in West Virginia, United States
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

Distance to Other Cities

Bluefield distances to largest West Virginia cities

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