Roane County, West Virginia

Roane County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Roane County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,926 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,482 inhabitants. Its county seat is Spencer. The county was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about Roane County

Population : 13,482 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Roane County
Area : 1253 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Spencer Roane
Altitude : 1,014 feet / 309 meters
Capital : Spencer
Establishment : March 03, 1856
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:28:30 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.71% (2010-2020)
Roane County locator map
Location of Roane County on West Virginia map.
Robey Theatre in Spencer  West Virginia '2010' image
Robey Theatre in Spencer West Virginia '2010'
Robey Theatre in Spencer  West Virginia '2010' image

Geography

Roane County is located at 38°42'51"N 81°20'54"W (38.7140300, -81.3483500). It has 5 neighbors: Calhoun County, Clay County, Jackson County, Kanawha County and Wirt County.

Roane County map

The largest city of Roane County is Spencer with a population of 1,989. Other cities include and Reedy population 159. See all Roane County cities & populated places.

Roane County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Spencer 1,989 City in West Virginia
Reedy 159 Human settlement in Roane County, West Virginia, United States of America

Roane County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Roane County decreased by 10.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,926 - census
2011 14,801 -0.84% estimation process
2012 14,679 -0.83% estimation process
2013 14,607 -0.49% estimation process
2014 14,595 -0.08% estimation process
2015 14,375 -1.53% estimation process
2016 14,114 -1.85% estimation process
2017 14,004 -0.79% estimation process
2018 13,918 -0.62% estimation process
2019 13,688 -1.68% estimation process
2020 13,482 -1.53% estimation process

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People born in Roane County (1)

American judge Larry Starcher was born in Roane County

Other places with the same name (2)

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