Pleasants County , West Virginia

Pleasants County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Pleasants County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,605 and a population density of 22 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,438 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Marys. The county was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Pleasants County Quick Facts

Population : 7,438 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Area : 349 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.3%
Land as percent of area : 96.7%
Named for : James Pleasants
Altitude : 1,037 feet / 316 meters
Capital : St. Marys
Establishment : March 03, 1851
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:08:10 (28th November 2021)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.25% (2010-2020)
Pleasants County locator map
Location of Pleasants County on West Virginia map.
Pleasants County Courthouse image
Pleasants County Courthouse
Pleasants County Courthouse image

Geography

Pleasants County is located at 39°22'15"N 81°9'38"W (39.3709400, -81.1606300). It has 4 neighbors: Washington County, Tyler County, Ritchie County and Wood County.

Pleasants County map

The largest city of Pleasants County is Saint Marys with a population of 1,757. Other cities include and Belmont population 853. See all Pleasants County cities & populated places.

Pleasants County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pleasants County decreased by 2.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,605 - census
2011 7,575 -0.4% estimation process
2012 7,533 -0.56% estimation process
2013 7,518 -0.2% estimation process
2014 7,588 0.92% estimation process
2015 7,499 -1.19% estimation process
2016 7,490 -0.12% estimation process
2017 7,455 -0.47% estimation process
2018 7,505 0.67% estimation process
2019 7,460 -0.6% estimation process
2020 7,438 -0.3% estimation process

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Local Places in Pleasants County

People born in Pleasants County (1)

Fitst Lady of West Virginia Maria Willard Jackson was born in Pleasants County

Other places with the same name (1)

Pleasants County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Saint Marys 1,757 City in West Virginia, USA
Belmont 853 City in West Virginia, United States

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