Grant County , West Virginia

Grant County: County in West Virginia, United States

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,510 inhabitants. Its county seat is Petersburg. The county was created 156 years ago in 1866.

Grant County Quick Facts

Population : 11,510 (2020)
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 : 13:47:57 (27th May 2022)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.71% (2010-2020)
Grant County locator map
Location of Grant County on West Virginia map.
Grant County Courthouse  Petersburg  WV image
Grant County Courthouse Petersburg WV
Grant County Courthouse  Petersburg  WV image

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 map

The largest city of Grant County is Petersburg with a population of 2,683. Other cities include and Bayard population 258. See all Grant County cities & populated places.

Grant County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Petersburg 2,683 City in West Virginia
Bayard 258 City in Grant County, West Virginia, United States of America

Grant County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Grant County decreased by 3.71% in 10 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
2020 11,510 -0.5% 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 (14)

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