Upshur County , West Virginia

Upshur County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Upshur County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,254 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,230 inhabitants. Its county seat is Buckhannon. The county was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Upshur County Quick Facts

Population : 24,230 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Upshur County
Area : 919 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Abel P. Upshur
Capital : Buckhannon
Establishment : March 03, 1851
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:07:48 (7th December 2021)
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.1% (2010-2020)
Upshur County locator map
Location of Upshur County on West Virginia map.
Upshur County Courthouse Buckhannon image
Upshur County Courthouse Buckhannon
Upshur County Courthouse Buckhannon image

Geography

Upshur County is located at 38°53'52"N 80°14'0"W (38.8978300, -80.2334200). It has 5 neighbors: Randolph County, Barbour County, Harrison County, Lewis County and Webster County.

Upshur County map

The largest city of Upshur County is Buckhannon with a population of 5,395. . See all Upshur County cities & populated places.

Upshur County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Buckhannon 5,395 City in Upshur County, West Virginia

Upshur County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Upshur County decreased by 0.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,254 - census
2011 24,270 0.07% estimation process
2012 24,441 0.7% estimation process
2013 24,601 0.65% estimation process
2014 24,662 0.25% estimation process
2015 24,727 0.26% estimation process
2016 24,680 -0.19% estimation process
2017 24,555 -0.51% estimation process
2018 24,372 -0.75% estimation process
2019 24,176 -0.81% estimation process
2020 24,230 0.22% estimation process

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Local Places in Upshur County

People born in Upshur County (2)

People born in Upshur County, including Modernist artist Charley Harper, First Lady of West Virginia Mary Ireland Farnsworth, you can see a list of people who born in Upshur County.

Other places with the same name (2)

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