Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia

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

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 212 years ago in 1809.

Quick Facts about Parkersburg

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 (212 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:56:55 (15th August 2022)
Postal code : 26101
Density : 909 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.56% (2010-2020)
Parkersburg locator map
Location of Parkersburg on West Virginia map.
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Boreman view
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Geography

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

Parkersburg map

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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Best Things to Do in Parkersburg

1 Parkersburg City Park

Rating: 4.3 (1109)

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Parkersburg City Park

2 Fort Boreman Park

Rating: 4.7 (464)

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Fort Boreman Park

3 Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Rating: 4.7 (421)

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Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

4 Point Park

Rating: 4.5 (379)

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Point Park

5 Southwood Park

Rating: 4.3 (317)

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Southwood Park

Where ot Eat in Parkersburg

1 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.4 (2206)

2306 Ohio Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Texas Roadhouse

2 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.4 (1584)

109 Grand Central Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

3 Outback Steakhouse

Rating: 4.3 (1014)

105 Grand Central Mall, Parkersburg, WV 26105, United States ➦ Show Map

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Outback Steakhouse

4 Buffalo Wild Wings

Rating: 3.7 (906)

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Buffalo Wild Wings

5 Bob Evans

Rating: 4.1 (574)

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Bob Evans

Where to Stay in Parkersburg

1 Red Roof Inn Parkersburg

Rating: 3.4 (536)

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Red Roof Inn Parkersburg

2 Travelodge by Wyndham Parkersburg

Rating: 3.1 (337)

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Travelodge by Wyndham Parkersburg

Other Places in Parkersburg

1 Parkersburg Police Department

Rating: 1.5 (231)

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2 City of Parkersburg

Rating: 2.7 (7)

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City of Parkersburg

3 Parkersburg City Council

Rating: 1 (2)

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4 Parkersburg City Mayor

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5 Parkersburg Planning Division

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6 Natural Resources Department

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Natural Resources Department

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, .

List

  • 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