Buckhannon Upshur County, West Virginia

Buckhannon: City in Upshur County, West Virginia

About

Buckhannon is a city located in the county of Upshur in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,639 and a population density of 742 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,395 inhabitants.

Buckhannon Quick Facts

Population : 5,395 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Upshur County
Postal code : 26201
Area : 7.6 km2
Altitude : 1,430 feet / 436 meters
Capital city : Buckhannon is capital of Upshur County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:38:01 (16th January 2022)
Density : 710 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.52% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Buckhannon is located at 38°59'38"N 80°13'55"W (38.9939900, -80.2320300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Buckhannon decreased by 4.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,639 - census
2011 5,572 -1.2% estimation process
2012 5,583 0.2% estimation process
2013 5,596 0.23% estimation process
2014 5,591 -0.09% estimation process
2015 5,572 -0.34% estimation process
2016 5,532 -0.72% estimation process
2017 5,502 -0.55% estimation process
2018 5,455 -0.86% estimation process
2019 5,394 -1.13% estimation process
2020 5,395 0.02% estimation process

Buckhannon zip code is 26201. County name: Upshur, County fips: 54097

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People born in Buckhannon (15)

People born in Buckhannon, including politician Edward Gay Rohrbough, United States federal judge John G. Jackson, writer Jayne Anne Phillips, .

List

  • Ace Mumford (American football coach) he was born in 26/11/1898
  • David Koon (American politician) he was born in 18/03/1947
  • Ken Shroyer (American football and basketball coach) he was born in 01/02/1898
  • Thomas J. Farnsworth (American politician) he was born in 17/05/1829
  • William Flanagan (American football player (1901-1975)) he was born in 27/04/1901
  • Bill Hamilton (American politician) he was born in 14/07/1950
  • Donald W. Bennett (US general) he was born in 24/08/1927
  • Leon Levinstein (American photographer) he was born in 01/01/1913
  • Tanner McGrew (American basketball player (1993-)) he was born in 12/07/1993
  • Kimberly A. Reed (American attorney) she was born in 11/03/1971
  • Chris Phillips (American politician who was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2018) he was born in 08/10/1969
  • Anne Lorentz Miller (radio broadcaster and writer) she was born in 01/01/1910

Schools in Buckhannon

College & universities near Buckhannon, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237844 Fred W Eberle Technical Center Buckhannon (WV) 26201
237969 West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon (WV) 26201-2994
237118 Alderson Broaddus University Philippi (WV) 26416-2035
442383 West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Bridgeport (WV) 26330
237321 Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy Clarksburg (WV) 26301

Post offices near Buckhannon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Buckhannon Post Office Buckhannon (WV) 26201

Distance to Other Cities

Buckhannon distances to largest West Virginia cities