Hancock County , West Virginia

Hancock County: County in West Virginia, United States

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Location of Hancock County on West Virginia map.

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,676 and a population density of 134 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 28,810 inhabitants. Its county seat is New Cumberland. The county was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Geography

Hancock County is located at 40°31'19"N 80°34'26"W (40.5218500, -80.5738900). It has 4 neighbors: Jefferson, Columbiana County, Washington County and Brooke County.

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The largest city of Hancock County is Weirton Heights with a population of 19,450. Other cities include, Weirton population 18,266, Chester population 2,369, Newell population 1,376 and New Cumberland population 1,006. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

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Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 28,810 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 229 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.1%
Land as percent of area : 93.9%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : New Cumberland
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:51:19 (4th August 2021)
Density : 126 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.48% (2010-2019)

Hancock County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hancock County decreased by 6.48% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 30,676 - census
2011 30,633 -0.14% estimation process
2012 30,465 -0.55% estimation process
2013 30,382 -0.27% estimation process
2014 30,263 -0.39% estimation process
2015 29,980 -0.94% estimation process
2016 29,662 -1.07% estimation process
2017 29,383 -0.95% estimation process
2018 29,079 -1.05% estimation process
2019 28,810 -0.93% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (9)

Hancock County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Weirton Heights 19,450 City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
Weirton 18,266 City in West Virginia, United States
Chester 2,369 City in West Virginia, USA
Newell 1,376 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
New Cumberland 1,006 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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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
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Ohio County 41,411 County in West Virginia, United States

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