Harrison County , West Virginia

Harrison County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 69,099 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 66,870 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clarksburg. The county was created 237 years ago in 1784.

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Geography

Harrison County is located at 39°17'1"N 80°22'48"W (39.2835300, -80.3798700). It has 7 neighbors: Barbour County, Doddridge County, Lewis County, Marion County, Taylor County, Upshur County and Wetzel County.

Harrison County map

The largest city of Harrison County is Clarksburg with a population of 15,424. Other cities include, Bridgeport population 8,782, Bethlehem population 2,298, Shinnston population 2,096 and Stonewood population 1,702. See all Harrison County cities & populated places.

Harrison County Quick Facts

Population : 66,870 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrisonburg, Harrison County, Harrison County
Area : 1079 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Benjamin Harrison V
Capital : Clarksburg
Establishment : May 05, 1784
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:33:33 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 62 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.33% (2010-2020)

Harrison County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Harrison County decreased by 3.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 69,099 - census
2011 69,302 0.29% estimation process
2012 69,098 -0.3% estimation process
2013 68,907 -0.28% estimation process
2014 68,670 -0.35% estimation process
2015 68,535 -0.2% estimation process
2016 68,349 -0.27% estimation process
2017 67,905 -0.65% estimation process
2018 67,494 -0.61% estimation process
2019 67,256 -0.35% estimation process
2020 66,870 -0.58% estimation process

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People born in Harrison County (6)

People born in Harrison County, including politician Howard Mason Gore, author Melville Davisson Post, United States Army Officer Benjamin Brice, you can see a list of people who born in Harrison County.

  • Daniel Waldo (American pioneer) he was born in 22/03/1800
  • Granville Stuart (American diplomat) he was born in 27/08/1834
  • Lucullus Virgil McWhorter (Farmer, amateur archaeologist and anthropologist, preserver of Native American culture, Native American Rights advocate) he was born in 29/01/1860

Other places with the same name (8)

Harrison County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Clarksburg 15,424 City in West Virginia, United States
Bridgeport 8,782 City in Harrison County, West Virginia, US
Bethlehem 2,298 Unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia
Shinnston 2,096 City in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States
Stonewood 1,702 City in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States of America
Nutter Fort 1,501 City in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States of America
Despard 1,004 Census-designated place in Harrison County, West Virginia
Lumberport 835 Town in West Virginia, USA
Anmoore 732 Human settlement in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States of America
West Milford 609 Human settlement in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States of America
Lost Creek 462 Human settlement in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States of America

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