Hampshire County , West Virginia

Hampshire County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Hampshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,964 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 23,190 inhabitants. Its county seat is Romney. The county was created 267 years ago in 1754.

Hampshire County Quick Facts

Population : 23,190 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Hampshire County
Area : 1670 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : Hampshire
Capital : Romney
Establishment : May 05, 1754
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:37:15 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.34% (2010-2020)
Hampshire County locator map
Location of Hampshire County on West Virginia map.
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Geography

Hampshire County is located at 39°19'1"N 78°36'51"W (39.3170700, -78.6141700). It has 5 neighbors: Allegany County, Frederick County, Grant County, Hardy County and Morgan County.

Hampshire County map

The largest city of Hampshire County is Romney with a population of 1,680. Other cities include and Capon Bridge population 371. See all Hampshire County cities & populated places.

Hampshire County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Romney 1,680 City in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States
Capon Bridge 371 Human settlement in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States of America

Hampshire County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hampshire County decreased by 3.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,964 - census
2011 23,782 -0.77% estimation process
2012 23,673 -0.46% estimation process
2013 23,483 -0.81% estimation process
2014 23,430 -0.23% estimation process
2015 23,311 -0.51% estimation process
2016 23,316 0.02% estimation process
2017 23,386 0.3% estimation process
2018 23,357 -0.12% estimation process
2019 23,175 -0.79% estimation process
2020 23,190 0.06% estimation process

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Local Places in Hampshire County

People born in Hampshire County (7)

People born in Hampshire County, including politician John J. Jacob, politician Felix Walker, schoolteacher, farmer, lawyer, surveyor, military officer, politician, newspaper editor and newspaper publisher, Confederate States Army officer, and Speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates Alexander W. Monroe, you can see a list of people who born in Hampshire County.

  • William B. Cornwell (American lawyer, businessperson, newspaper editor and publisher, and railroad and timber executive) he was born in 25/11/1864
  • Isaac Parsons (American planter, politician, and military officer) he was born in 07/01/1814
  • Isaac Parsons (American planter, politician, and militia officer) he was born in 27/01/1752
  • William C. Clayton (An American educator, lawyer, politician, and businessperson in the U.S. state of West Virginia) he was born in 24/01/1831

Other places with the same name (2)

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