Princeton Mercer County, West Virginia

Princeton: City in Mercer County, Missouri

About

Princeton is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,432 and a population density of 1,551 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,599 inhabitants.

Princeton Quick Facts

Population : 5,599 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 64673
Phone Area Codes : 660
Area : 4.15 km2
Altitude : 961 feet / 293 meters
Capital city : Princeton is capital of Mercer County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:12:26 (25th May 2022)
Density : 1,350 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.88% (2010-2020)
Princeton locator map
Location of Princeton on West Virginia map.
Princeton-downtown image
Princeton-downtown
Princeton-downtown image

Geography

Princeton is located at 37°21'58"N 81°6'9"W (37.3662300, -81.1025900).

Princeton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Princeton decreased by 14.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,432 - census
2011 6,137 -4.81% estimation process
2012 6,128 -0.15% estimation process
2013 6,072 -0.92% estimation process
2014 6,052 -0.33% estimation process
2015 5,976 -1.27% estimation process
2016 5,911 -1.1% estimation process
2017 5,825 -1.48% estimation process
2018 5,738 -1.52% estimation process
2019 5,675 -1.11% estimation process
2020 5,599 -1.36% estimation process

Princeton zip code is 24740. County name: Mercer, County fips: 54055

Principitonia, Prinston, brynstwn, prynstn wyrjynyay ghrby, Принстон, برينستون, پرنسٹن، مغربی ورجینیا, پرینستن، ویرجینیای غربی

People born in Princeton (4)

People born in Princeton, including politician Arthur M. Hyde, physicist Mervin Joe Kelly, judge Laurance M. Hyde, .

List

  • Russ Derry (American baseball player) he was born in 07/10/1916

Schools in Princeton

College & universities near Princeton, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237543 Mercer County Technical Education Center Princeton (WV) 24740

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Princeton, WV

Code Name Address Type
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Princeton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Princeton Post Office Princeton (WV) 24740

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Mercer County

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

City Name Population Title
Bluefield 9,505 City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Athens 890 Town in West Virginia, United States
Piedmont 792 Town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States
Bramwell 334 Town of the United States
Matoaka 193 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Oakvale 109 Human settlement in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Princeton distances to largest West Virginia cities