Mercer County , West Virginia

Mercer County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 62,264 and a population density of 57 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Princeton. The county was created 184 years ago in 1837.

Mercer County Courthouse West Virginia image
Mercer County Courthouse West Virginia
Mercer County Courthouse West Virginia image

Geography

Mercer County is located at 37°24'20"N 81°6'41"W (37.4055200, -81.1114400). It has 7 neighbors: McDowell County, Bland County, Giles County, Tazewell County, Raleigh County, Summers County and Wyoming County.

Mercer County map

The largest city of Mercer County is Bluefield with a population of 9,505. Other cities include, Princeton population 5,599, Matoaka population 193 and Oakvale population 109. See all Mercer County cities & populated places.

Weather

Mercer County forecast: A chance of rain showers and patchy fog before 8am, then a chance of rain showers and patchy fog between 8am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 6 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Mercer County Quick Facts

Population : 58,258 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County
Area : 1090 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Hugh Mercer
Capital : Princeton
Establishment : March 03, 1837
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:26:10 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 53 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Chance Rain Showers then Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Mercer County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mercer County decreased by 6.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 62,264 - census
2011 62,560 0.47% estimation process
2012 62,419 -0.23% estimation process
2013 61,911 -0.82% estimation process
2014 61,759 -0.25% estimation process
2015 61,133 -1.02% estimation process
2016 60,632 -0.83% estimation process
2017 59,869 -1.27% estimation process
2018 59,202 -1.13% estimation process
2019 58,758 -0.76% estimation process
2020 58,258 -0.86% estimation process

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People born in Mercer County (3)

People born in Mercer County, including musician Henry Reed, educator Olivia A. Davidson, journalist Bill Goode, you can see a list of people who born in Mercer County.

Other places with the same name (8)

Mercer County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bluefield 9,505 City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Princeton 5,599 City in Mercer County, Missouri
Athens 890 Town in West Virginia, United States
Piedmont 792 Town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States
Bramwell 334 Town of the United States
Matoaka 193 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Oakvale 109 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America

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