Monongalia County , West Virginia

Monongalia County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Monongalia County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,189 and a population density of 101 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 106,819 inhabitants. Its county seat is Morgantown. The county was created 245 years ago in 1776.

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Geography

Monongalia County is located at 39°37'49"N 80°2'48"W (39.6302800, -80.0465400). It has 6 neighbors: Marion County, Preston County, Taylor County, Wetzel County, Fayette County and Greene County.

Monongalia County map

The largest city of Monongalia County is Morgantown with a population of 30,847. Other cities include, Westover population 4,220 and Star City population 1,984. See all Monongalia County cities & populated places.

Weather

Monongalia County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. more

Monongalia County Quick Facts

Population : 106,819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Area : 948 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Monongahela River
Altitude : 1,247 feet / 380 meters
Capital : Morgantown
Establishment : October 10, 1776
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:45:04 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 113 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.95% (2010-2020)
Weather : 61℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Monongalia County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Monongalia County increased by 9.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96,189 - census
2011 99,018 2.86% estimation process
2012 100,915 1.88% estimation process
2013 102,266 1.32% estimation process
2014 103,480 1.17% estimation process
2015 104,681 1.15% estimation process
2016 105,643 0.91% estimation process
2017 105,782 0.13% estimation process
2018 105,651 -0.12% estimation process
2019 105,612 -0.04% estimation process
2020 106,819 1.13% estimation process

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People born in Monongalia County (9)

People born in Monongalia County, including politician William S. Morgan, politician William E. Glasscock, politician James Pindall, you can see a list of people who born in Monongalia County.

  • Waitman T. Willey (American politician (1811-1900)) he was born in 18/10/1811
  • Alma Bennett Morgan (First Lady of West Virginia) she was born in 24/06/1877
  • Blanche Lazzell (American painter and printmaker (1878-1956)) she was born in 10/10/1878
  • Israel C. White (American geologist) he was born in 01/01/1848
  • John Carey (American congressman) he was born in 05/04/1792
  • John Shanes (Recipient of the Medal of Honor) he was born in 23/07/1844

Other places with the same name (1)

Monongalia County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Morgantown 30,847 City in and county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States
Cheat Lake 7,988 Census-designated place in Monongalia County, West Virginia
Westover 4,220 City in Alabama, United States
Granville 3,156 Town in West Virginia
Star City 1,984 City in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States of America
Blacksville 183 Town in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Berkeley County 122,125 County in West Virginia, United States of America
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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
Greenbrier County 34,319 County in West Virginia, United States