Brooke County , West Virginia

Brooke County: County in West Virginia, United States

Brooke County locator map
Location of Brooke County on West Virginia map.

About

Brooke County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,069 and a population density of 101 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wellsburg. The county was created 224 years ago in 1796.

Old Main at Bethany College  eastern front image
Old Main at Bethany College eastern front
Old Main at Bethany College  eastern front image

Geography

Brooke County is located at 40°16'26"N 80°34'35"W (40.2738100, -80.5764200). It has 4 neighbors: Jefferson, Washington County, Hancock County and Ohio County.

Brooke County map

The largest city of Brooke County is Follansbee with a population of 2,669. Other cities include, Wellsburg population 2,497, Beech Bottom population 462 and Windsor Heights population 375. See all Brooke County cities & populated places.

Weather

Brooke County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 81. more

Brooke County Quick Facts

Population : 21,674 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Brooks County, Brooks County
Area : 239 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.6%
Land as percent of area : 96.4%
Named for : Robert Brooke
Altitude : 1,148 feet / 350 meters
Capital : Wellsburg
Establishment : November 11, 1796
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:08:22 (19th September 2021)
Density : 91 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Brooke County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brooke County decreased by 11.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,069 - census
2011 23,814 -1.07% estimation process
2012 23,677 -0.58% estimation process
2013 23,589 -0.37% estimation process
2014 23,368 -0.95% estimation process
2015 23,190 -0.77% estimation process
2016 22,663 -2.33% estimation process
2017 22,373 -1.3% estimation process
2018 22,129 -1.1% estimation process
2019 21,939 -0.87% estimation process
2020 21,674 -1.22% estimation process

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People born in Brooke County (3)

People born in Brooke County, including politician John Blackwell Hale, pioneer of the Oregon Country James B. Stephens, politician Nicholas E. Worthington, you can see a list of people who born in Brooke County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Brooke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Follansbee 2,669 City in West Virginia, United States
Hooverson Heights 2,590 Census-designated place in Brooke County, West Virginia
Wellsburg 2,497 City in West Virginia, United States
Bethany 800 Town in West Virginia, U.
Beech Bottom 462 Human settlement in Brooke County, West Virginia, United States of America
Windsor Heights 375 Human settlement in Brooke County, West Virginia, United States of America

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