Parkersburg Wood County, West Virginia

Parkersburg: City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia

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About

Parkersburg is a city located in the county of Wood in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,492 and a population density of 987 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 29,009 inhabitants.

The city was created 211 years ago in 1809.

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Geography

Parkersburg is located at 39°16'0"N 81°33'41"W (39.2667400, -81.5615100).

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Weather

Parkersburg forecast: A chance of rain showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Parkersburg Quick Facts

Population : 29,009 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Wood County
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 31.91 km2
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Capital city : Parkersburg is capital of Wood County
Establishment : January 01, 1810 (211 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:26:45 (24th October 2021)
Postal code : 26101
Density : 909 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.56% (2010-2020)
Weather : 66℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Parkersburg decreased by 8.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,492 - census
2011 31,204 -0.92% estimation process
2012 31,059 -0.47% estimation process
2013 30,950 -0.35% estimation process
2014 30,845 -0.34% estimation process
2015 30,697 -0.48% estimation process
2016 30,364 -1.1% estimation process
2017 30,074 -0.96% estimation process
2018 29,653 -1.42% estimation process
2019 29,306 -1.18% estimation process
2020 29,009 -1.02% estimation process

Parkersburg zip code is 26101. County name: Wood, County fips: 54107

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Local Places in Parkersburg

1 Parkersburg Police Department
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2 City of Parkersburg
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5 Parkersburg Planning Division

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People born in Parkersburg (79)

People born in Parkersburg, including computer scientist and fomer president of Pixar Edwin Catmull, United States Army general Bantz J. Craddock, racecar driver Paul Goldsmith, you can see a list of people who born in Parkersburg.

  • Deron Williams (American basketball player) he was born in 26/06/1984
  • Morgan Spurlock (American filmmaker, screenwriter and producer) he was born in 07/11/1970
  • Carlene Thompson (American suspense novelist) she was born in 01/01/1952
  • Paul Dooley (American actor, writer, and comedian) he was born in 22/02/1928
  • Jacob B. Jackson (American politician (1829-1893)) he was born in 06/04/1829
  • Mick Staton (Member of the United States House of Representatives, 1981-1983) he was born in 11/02/1940
  • Greasy Neale (American football player and coach, baseball player and coach (1891-1973)) he was born in 05/11/1891
  • Hunter Holmes Moss, Jr. (American politician (1874-1916)) he was born in 26/05/1874
  • Jacob B. Blair (American politician (1821-1901)) he was born in 11/04/1821
  • James M. Jackson (Lawyer, politician (1825-1901)) he was born in 03/12/1825
  • John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (American politician (1912-1962)) he was born in 30/01/1912
  • John Jay Jackson, Jr. (United States federal judge (1824-1907)) he was born in 04/08/1824
  • Walt Barnes (American football player, actor (1918-1998)) he was born in 26/01/1918
  • Ray Wetzel (American jazz trumpeter) he was born in 22/09/1924
  • Richard W. Blue (U.S. Representative from Kansas) he was born in 08/09/1841
  • Dorothy Maharam (American mathematician) she was born in 01/07/1917
  • Enoch J. Rector (American inventor) he was born in 09/10/1863
  • Alex Molinaroli (entrepreneur from United States of America) he was born in 07/10/1959

Schools in Parkersburg

College & universities near Parkersburg, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237598 Mountain State College Parkersburg (WV) 26101-3993

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Parkersburg, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL

Post offices near Parkersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Simmon Post Office Parkersburg (WV) 26101

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Wood County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wood County , WV.

City Name Population Title
City of Parkersburg 30,601 City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia
Vienna 10,028 City in West Virginia, United States
Blennerhassett 3,089 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Williamstown 2,860 City in Wood County, West Virginia, United States of America
Mineral Wells 1,950 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Washington 1,175 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
North Hills 766 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Parkersburg distances to largest West Virginia cities