Kingwood Preston County, West Virginia

Kingwood: City in Preston County, West Virginia, United States

About

Kingwood is a city located in the county of Preston in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,939 and a population density of 467 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,047 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1814.

Kingwood Quick Facts

Population : 3,047 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Preston County
Postal code : 26519
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 6.29 km2
Altitude : 1,814 feet / 553 meters
Capital city : Kingwood is capital of Preston County
Establishment : January 01, 1815 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:04:34 (1st December 2021)
Density : 484 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.54% (2010-2020)
Kingwood locator map
Location of Kingwood on West Virginia map.
Preston County Courthouse image
Preston County Courthouse
Preston County Courthouse image

Geography

Kingwood is located at 39°28'18"N 79°41'0"W (39.4717600, -79.6833900).

Kingwood map

Demographics

The population of Kingwood increased by 3.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,939 - census
2011 3,060 3.95% estimation process
2012 3,076 0.52% estimation process
2013 3,055 -0.69% estimation process
2014 3,064 0.29% estimation process
2015 3,067 0.1% estimation process
2016 3,063 -0.13% estimation process
2017 3,064 0.03% estimation process
2018 3,063 -0.03% estimation process
2019 3,057 -0.2% estimation process
2020 3,047 -0.33% estimation process

Kingwood zip code is 26537. County name: Preston, County fips: 54077

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Local Places in Kingwood

People born in Kingwood (6)

People born in Kingwood, including Governor of West Virginia William G. Conley, congressman from West Virginia William Gay Brown, Jr., lawyer and politician William G. Brown, Sr., you can see a list of people who born in Kingwood.

Schools in Kingwood

College & universities near Kingwood, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237561 Monongalia County Technical Education Center Morgantown (WV) 26501-6841

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kingwood, WV

Code Name Address Type
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS

Post offices near Kingwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kingwood Post Office Kingwood (WV) 26537

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Preston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Preston County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Terra Alta 1,504 City in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America
Reedsville 603 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Rowlesburg 567 Town in West Virginia, United States
Masontown 537 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America
Newburg 312 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Tunnelton 297 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Albright 277 Town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States
Brandonville 105 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America
Bruceton Mills 84 Human settlement in Preston County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Kingwood distances to largest West Virginia cities