Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling: City in West Virginia


Wheeling is a city located in the county of Ohio in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 28,486 and a population density of 687 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,283 inhabitants.

The city was created 255 years ago in 1768.

Wheeling locator map
Location of Wheeling on West Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Wheeling

Population : 26,283 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Ohio County
Postal code : 26003
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 41.47 km2
Altitude : 1,299 feet / 396, 209 meters
Capital city : Wheeling is capital of Ohio County
Establishment : January 01, 1769 (255 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:13:24 (18th April 2024)
Density : 634 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.38% (2010-2020)
Downtown Wheeling  WV From Chapel Hill image
Downtown Wheeling WV From Chapel Hill
Downtown Wheeling  WV From Chapel Hill image


Wheeling is located at 40°3'50"N 80°43'15"W (40.0639600, -80.7209100).

Wheeling map


According to census records, the population of Wheeling decreased by 8.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,486 - census
2011 28,180 -1.09% estimation process
2012 28,041 -0.5% estimation process
2013 27,905 -0.49% estimation process
2014 27,604 -1.09% estimation process
2015 27,502 -0.37% estimation process
2016 27,287 -0.79% estimation process
2017 26,863 -1.58% estimation process
2018 26,650 -0.8% estimation process
2019 26,430 -0.83% estimation process
2020 26,283 -0.56% estimation process

Wheeling zip code is 26003. County name: Ohio, County fips: 54069

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People born in Wheeling (171)

People born in Wheeling, including politician Lewis Steenrod, actor and country music singer, born in 1961 John Corbett, 19th-century attorney and politician from New York George Taylor, .


Schools in Wheeling

College & universities near Wheeling, WV

Code Name City ZIP
201982 Scott College of Cosmetology Wheeling (WV) 26003

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wheeling, WV

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

Post offices near Wheeling

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Wheeling Post Office Wheeling (WV) 26003

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Ohio County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ohio County , WV.

City Name Population Title
West Liberty 1,443 Town in Ohio County, West Virginia
Triadelphia 750 City in Ohio County, West Virginia, United States of America
Clearview 481 City in Ohio County, West Virginia, United States of America
Valley Grove 349 City in Ohio County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Wheeling distances to largest West Virginia cities