Mason County , West Virginia

Mason County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Mason County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,324 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,335 inhabitants. Its county seat is Point Pleasant. The county was created 217 years ago in 1804.

Point Pleasant monument-square image
Point Pleasant monument-square
Point Pleasant monument-square image

Geography

Mason County is located at 38°46'11"N 82°1'36"W (38.7697400, -82.0265400). It has 5 neighbors: Gallia County, Meigs County, Cabell County, Jackson County and Putnam County.

Mason County map

The largest city of Mason County is Point Pleasant with a population of 4,017. Other cities include, Mason population 920, Hartford City population 593 and Leon population 145. See all Mason County cities & populated places.

Weather

Mason County forecast: Rain showers likely between 7am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Mason County Quick Facts

Population : 26,335 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Mason County, Mason County, Mason County, Mason County, Mason County
Area : 1152 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.1%
Land as percent of area : 96.9%
Named for : George Mason
Capital : Point Pleasant
Establishment : January 01, 1804
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:28:04 (21st October 2021)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.76% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Mason County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mason County decreased by 3.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,324 - census
2011 27,316 -0.03% estimation process
2012 27,217 -0.36% estimation process
2013 27,144 -0.27% estimation process
2014 27,153 0.03% estimation process
2015 27,089 -0.24% estimation process
2016 26,938 -0.56% estimation process
2017 26,806 -0.49% estimation process
2018 26,752 -0.2% estimation process
2019 26,516 -0.89% estimation process
2020 26,335 -0.69% estimation process

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People born in Mason County (6)

People born in Mason County, including inventor Michael Joseph Owens, judge George Poffenbarger, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass, you can see a list of people who born in Mason County.

Other places with the same name (6)

Mason County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Point Pleasant 4,017 City and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, United States
New Haven 1,451 Town in West Virginia
Mason 920 Human settlement in Mason County, West Virginia, United States of America
Hartford City 593 Human settlement in Mason County, West Virginia, United States of America
Henderson 258 Town in West Virginia, United States
Leon 145 Human settlement in Mason County, West Virginia, United States of America

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kanawha County 176,253 County in West Virginia, United States
Berkeley County 122,125 County in West Virginia, United States of America
Monongalia County 106,819 County in West Virginia, United States
Cabell County 91,589 County in West Virginia, United States
Wood County 82,938 County in West Virginia, United States
Raleigh County 72,920 County in West Virginia, United States
Harrison County 66,870 County in West Virginia, United States
Mercer County 58,258 County in West Virginia, United States
Jefferson County 57,486 County in West Virginia, United States
Putnam County 56,428 County in West Virginia, United States
Marion County 55,962 County in West Virginia, United States
Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Huntington 44,934 City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Fayette County 42,062 County in West Virginia, United States
Ohio County 41,182 County in West Virginia, United States
Wayne County 39,054 County in West Virginia, United States