Nicholas County , West Virginia

Nicholas County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Nicholas County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,233 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,340 inhabitants. Its county seat is Summersville. The county was created 203 years ago in 1818.

Nicholas County Quick Facts

Population : 24,340 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Nicholas County
Area : 1695 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Wilson Cary Nicholas
Altitude : 1,988 feet / 606 meters
Capital : Summersville
Establishment : January 01, 1818
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:50:22 (8th December 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.78% (2010-2020)
Nicholas County locator map
Location of Nicholas County on West Virginia map.
Nicholas County Courthouse Summersville image
Nicholas County Courthouse Summersville
Nicholas County Courthouse Summersville image

Geography

Nicholas County is located at 38°17'30"N 80°47'58"W (38.2917000, -80.7993300). It has 6 neighbors: Fayette County, Braxton County, Clay County, Greenbrier County, Kanawha County and Webster County.

Nicholas County map

The largest city of Nicholas County is Richwood with a population of 1,842. . See all Nicholas County cities & populated places.

Nicholas County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Summersville 3,225 Town in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States
Craigsville 2,213 Town in Virginia
Richwood 1,842 City in West Virginia, United States

Nicholas County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Nicholas County decreased by 7.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,233 - census
2011 26,216 -0.06% estimation process
2012 26,262 0.18% estimation process
2013 25,948 -1.21% estimation process
2014 25,719 -0.89% estimation process
2015 25,551 -0.66% estimation process
2016 25,381 -0.67% estimation process
2017 25,125 -1.02% estimation process
2018 24,835 -1.17% estimation process
2019 24,496 -1.38% estimation process
2020 24,340 -0.64% estimation process

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Local Places in Nicholas County

Other places with the same name (2)

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