War, McDowell County, West Virginia

War: City in West Virginia, United States

About

War is a city located in the county of McDowell in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 862 and a population density of 362 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 659 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about War

Population : 659 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : McDowell County
Postal code : 24892
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.38 km2
Altitude : 1,342 feet / 409 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:18:19 (4th December 2022)
Density : 276 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -30.8% (2010-2020)

Geography

War is located at 37°18'4"N 81°41'27"W (37.3012200, -81.6909400).

War map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of War decreased by 30.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 862 - census
2011 840 -2.62% estimation process
2012 823 -2.07% estimation process
2013 811 -1.48% estimation process
2014 793 -2.27% estimation process
2015 772 -2.72% estimation process
2016 748 -3.21% estimation process
2017 722 -3.6% estimation process
2018 710 -1.69% estimation process
2019 685 -3.65% estimation process
2020 659 -3.95% estimation process

War zip code is 24892. County name: McDowell, County fips: 54047

Miners City, War, War Creek

Schools in War

College & universities near War, WV

Code Name City ZIP
449922 Appalachian College of Pharmacy Oakwood (VA) 24631
233648 Southwest Virginia Community College Cedar Bluff (VA) 24609
432348 Appalachian School of Law Grundy (VA) 24614-2825
231554 Bluefield College Bluefield (VA) 24605
237215 Bluefield State College Bluefield (WV) 24701-2198

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near War, WV

Code Name Address Type
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near War

Post Office Name City ZIP
War Post Office War (WV) 24892
Warriormin Post Office Warriormine (WV) 24894
Berwind Post Office Berwind (WV) 24815
Bartley Post Office Bartley (WV) 24813
Cucumber Post Office Cucumber (WV) 24826

Other cities in McDowell County

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

City Name Population Title
Welch 1,575 City in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States
Gary 759 City in West Virginia, United States
Davy 324 United States, a town
Northfork 322 West Virginia
Iaeger 232 Town of the United States
Anawalt 172 Human settlement in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Kimball 147 Town in West Virginia, United States