Ritchie County , West Virginia

Ritchie County: County in West Virginia, United States

Ritchie County locator map
Location of Ritchie County on West Virginia map.

About

Ritchie County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,449 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Harrisville. The county was created 178 years ago in 1843.

Ritchie County Courthouse image
Ritchie County Courthouse
Ritchie County Courthouse image

Geography

Ritchie County is located at 39°10'42"N 81°3'47"W (39.1782700, -81.0629500). It has 7 neighbors: Tyler County, Calhoun County, Doddridge County, Gilmer County, Pleasants County, Wirt County and Wood County.

Ritchie County map

The largest city of Ritchie County is Pennsboro with a population of 1,018. Other cities include and Pullman population 135. See all Ritchie County cities & populated places.

Ritchie County Quick Facts

Population : 9,499 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Area : 1175 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Thomas Ritchie
Altitude : 1,037 feet / 316 meters
Capital : Harrisville
Establishment : February 02, 1843
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:39:59 (19th September 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10% (2010-2020)

Ritchie County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,449 - census
2011 10,313 -1.32% estimation process
2012 10,250 -0.61% estimation process
2013 10,147 -1.02% estimation process
2014 10,077 -0.69% estimation process
2015 10,084 0.07% estimation process
2016 9,985 -0.99% estimation process
2017 9,851 -1.36% estimation process
2018 9,748 -1.06% estimation process
2019 9,554 -2.03% estimation process
2020 9,499 -0.58% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Ritchie County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Harrisville 1,664 Town in Ritchie County, West Virginia
Pennsboro 1,018 City in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States
Ellenboro 368 Town in West Virginia, United States
Cairo 252 Town in West Virginia, United States
Pullman 135 Human settlement in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States of America
Auburn 88 Town in West Virginia, USA

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