Jefferson County , West Virginia

Jefferson County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 53,498 and a population density of 98 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 57,486 inhabitants. Its county seat is Charles Town. The county was created 220 years ago in 1801.

2016-09-27 12 32 38 The Jefferson County Court House at the intersection of West Virginia State Route 115 'George Street' and West Virginia State Route 51 'Washington Street' in Charles Town  Jefferson County  West Virginia image
2016-09-27 12 32 38 The Jefferson County Court House at the intersection of West Virginia State Route 115 'George Street' and West Virginia State Route 51 'Washington Street' in Charles Town Jefferson County West Virginia
2016-09-27 12 32 38 The Jefferson County Court House at the intersection of West Virginia State Route 115 'George Street' and West Virginia State Route 51 'Washington Street' in Charles Town  Jefferson County  West Virginia image

Geography

Jefferson County is located at 39°18'27"N 77°51'46"W (39.3076200, -77.8627400). It has 5 neighbors: Washington County, Clarke County, Frederick County, Loudoun County and Berkeley County.

Jefferson County map

The largest city of Jefferson County is Charles Town with a population of 6,029. Other cities include, Ranson population 4,941 and Bolivar population 1,018. See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Jefferson County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. more

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 57,486 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
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Area : 548 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Capital : Charles Town
Establishment : January 01, 1801
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:22:24 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 105 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.94% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Jefferson County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Jefferson County increased by 6.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 53,498 - census
2011 54,458 1.76% estimation process
2012 54,699 0.44% estimation process
2013 55,001 0.55% estimation process
2014 55,625 1.12% estimation process
2015 56,070 0.79% estimation process
2016 55,979 -0.16% estimation process
2017 56,444 0.82% estimation process
2018 56,890 0.78% estimation process
2019 57,146 0.45% estimation process
2020 57,486 0.59% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (7)

People born in Jefferson County, including writer and physician John Kearsley Mitchell, Civil War medical volunteer Juliet Opie Hopkins, politician and Missouri State Guard general in the Civil War M. Jeff Thompson, you can see a list of people who born in Jefferson County.

  • Walter Gwynn (Confederate Army general) he was born in 22/02/1802
  • William Howard (United States Army soldier, lawyer, and a U.S. Representative from Ohio) he was born in 31/12/1817
  • Mary Doakes (American educator) she was born in 01/01/1937
  • William Sydnor Thomson (lawyer and slave holder) he was born in 12/04/1843

Other places with the same name (25)

Jefferson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Charles Town 6,029 City in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States
Ranson 4,941 City in West Virginia
Shepherdstown 1,922 A town in West Virginia
Bolivar 1,018 Human settlement in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States of America
Harpers Ferry 285 Town in West Virginia

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