Grant County , West Virginia

Grant County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,937 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 11,568 inhabitants. Its county seat is Petersburg. The county was created 155 years ago in 1866.

Geography

Grant County is located at 39°6'18"N 79°11'44"W (39.1051300, -79.1955700). It has 6 neighbors: Pendleton County, Garrett County, Randolph County, Hardy County, Preston County and Tucker County.

Grant County Courthouse  Petersburg  WV image
Grant County Courthouse Petersburg WV

The largest city of Grant County is Petersburg with a population of 2,655. Other cities include and Bayard population 261. See all Grant County cities & populated places.

Weather

Grant County forecast: Patchy fog before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 2 to 7 mph. more

Grant County Courthouse  Petersburg  WV image

Grant County map

Grant County Quick Facts

Population : 11,568 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grand County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant Parish, Grant County, Grant County, Grand County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County
Area : 1244 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Ulysses S. Grant
Capital : Petersburg
Establishment : February 02, 1866
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:30:47 (27th July 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.19% (2010-2019)
Weather : 89℉ Patchy Fog then Sunny 7-days weather

Grant County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Grant County decreased by 3.19% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,937 - census
2011 11,883 -0.45% estimation process
2012 11,802 -0.69% estimation process
2013 11,740 -0.53% estimation process
2014 11,617 -1.06% estimation process
2015 11,651 0.29% estimation process
2016 11,602 -0.42% estimation process
2017 11,627 0.22% estimation process
2018 11,630 0.03% estimation process
2019 11,568 -0.54% estimation process

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People born in Grant County (1)

American politician (1781-1839) Abraham J. Williams was born in Grant County

Other places with the same name (13)

Grant County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Petersburg 2,655 City in West Virginia
Bayard 261 City in Grant County, West Virginia, United States of America

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
West Virginia 1,792,147 State of the United States of America
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Berkeley County 119,171 County in West Virginia, United States of America
Monongalia County 105,612 County in West Virginia, United States
Cabell County 91,945 County in West Virginia, United States
Wood County 83,518 County in West Virginia, United States
Raleigh County 73,361 County in West Virginia, United States
Harrison County 67,256 County in West Virginia, United States
Mercer County 58,758 County in West Virginia, United States
Jefferson County 57,146 County in West Virginia, United States
Putnam County 56,450 County in West Virginia, United States
Marion County 56,072 County in West Virginia, United States
Charleston 46,536 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Huntington 45,110 City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Fayette County 42,406 County in West Virginia, United States
Ohio County 41,411 County in West Virginia, United States

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