Monroe County , West Virginia

Monroe County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,502 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,229 inhabitants. Its county seat is Union. The county was created 222 years ago in 1799.

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 13,229 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 1227 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Union
Establishment : January 01, 1799
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:28:14 (7th December 2021)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.06% (2010-2020)
Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on West Virginia map.
Sweet Springs Resort - Main Building image
Sweet Springs Resort - Main Building
Sweet Springs Resort - Main Building image

Geography

Monroe County is located at 37°33'37"N 80°33'2"W (37.5603700, -80.5505500). It has 5 neighbors: Craig County, Alleghany County, Giles County, Greenbrier County and Summers County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is Peterstown with a population of 617. . See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Peterstown 617 City in West Virginia, United States of America

Monroe County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe County decreased by 2.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,502 - census
2011 13,551 0.36% estimation process
2012 13,502 -0.36% estimation process
2013 13,520 0.13% estimation process
2014 13,613 0.68% estimation process
2015 13,573 -0.29% estimation process
2016 13,487 -0.64% estimation process
2017 13,382 -0.78% estimation process
2018 13,289 -0.7% estimation process
2019 13,275 -0.11% estimation process
2020 13,229 -0.35% estimation process

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Local Places in Monroe County

People born in Monroe County (7)

People born in Monroe County, including lawyer and politician Allen T. Caperton, Union Army officer and american politician James M. Harvey, old time guitar player, singer, and songwriter Roy Harvey, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

Other places with the same name (17)

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