Weirton Hancock County, West Virginia

Weirton: City in West Virginia, United States

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Location of Weirton on West Virginia map.


Weirton is a city located in the county of Hancock in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,746 and a population density of 396 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,068 inhabitants.

The city was created 74 years ago in 1946.

Downtown Weirton cropped image
Downtown Weirton cropped
Downtown Weirton cropped image


Weirton is located at 40°25'8"N 80°35'22"W (40.4189600, -80.5895200).

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Weirton forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Weirton Quick Facts

Population : 18,068 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Hancock County
Postal code : 26062
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 49.91 km2
Altitude : 755 feet / 230 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1947 (74 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:02:16 (26th October 2021)
Density : 362 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.29% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Weirton decreased by 9.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,746 - census
2011 19,648 -0.5% estimation process
2012 19,524 -0.64% estimation process
2013 19,447 -0.4% estimation process
2014 19,323 -0.64% estimation process
2015 19,130 -1.01% estimation process
2016 18,866 -1.4% estimation process
2017 18,653 -1.14% estimation process
2018 18,446 -1.12% estimation process
2019 18,266 -0.99% estimation process
2020 18,068 -1.1% estimation process

Weirton zip code is 26062. County name: Hancock, County fips: 54029

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People born in Weirton (19)

People born in Weirton, including economist Jerry A. Hausman, Union Army soldier James J. Andrews, French actress Lee Delong, you can see a list of people who born in Weirton.

  • Ron Williams (American basketball player) he was born in 24/09/1944
  • Dana Williams (American baseball player) he was born in 20/03/1963
  • Gary Jeter (Player of American football (1955-2016)) he was born in 24/01/1955
  • Jack Yost (American politician) he was born in 12/10/1945
  • Joe DeLong (American politician) he was born in 14/12/1972
  • Roxann Robinson (Virginia politician) she was born in 11/01/1956
  • Karen Staley (American singer)
  • Ronnie Jones (American politician) he was born in 09/11/1953
  • Randy Swartzmiller (American politician) he was born in 14/05/1960
  • Kevin Miller (American football player) he was born in 21/03/1955
  • Carl Fodor (American football player) he was born in 06/11/1963
  • Mary Louise Kolanko (baseball player (1932-2007)) she was born in 16/05/1932
  • Jordan Lane (American pornographic actor) he was born in 30/06/1972
  • Joanna Bernabei-McNamee (basketball player (1975-)) she was born in 01/01/1975
  • John Stock (American-football player (1933-)) he was born in 07/03/1933
  • Ron Williams (basketball player (1944-2004))

Schools in Weirton

College & universities near Weirton, WV

Code Name City ZIP
205957 Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville (OH) 43952-1763

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Weirton, WV

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL

Post offices near Weirton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cov Post Office Weirton (WV) 26062

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Hancock County

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

City Name Population Title
Weirton Heights 19,450 City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
Chester 2,313 City in West Virginia, USA
Newell 1,376 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
New Cumberland 994 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Weirton distances to largest West Virginia cities