Wirt County , West Virginia

Wirt County: County in West Virginia, United States

Wirt County locator map
Location of Wirt County on West Virginia map.

About

Wirt County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,717 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elizabeth. The county was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Wirt County Courthouse Elizabeth West Virginia image
Wirt County Courthouse Elizabeth West Virginia
Wirt County Courthouse Elizabeth West Virginia image

Geography

Wirt County is located at 39°1'21"N 81°22'43"W (39.0224200, -81.3786200). It has 5 neighbors: Roane County, Calhoun County, Jackson County, Ritchie County and Wood County.

Wirt County map

The largest city of Wirt County is Elizabeth with a population of 819. . See all Wirt County cities & populated places.

Weather

Wirt County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 85. more

Wirt County Quick Facts

Population : 5,705 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Area : 235 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : William Wirt
Altitude : 922 feet / 281 meters
Capital : Elizabeth
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:09:03 (19th September 2021)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.21% (2010-2020)
Weather : 85℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Wirt County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wirt County decreased by 0.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,717 - census
2011 5,755 0.66% estimation process
2012 5,774 0.33% estimation process
2013 5,838 1.1% estimation process
2014 5,790 -0.83% estimation process
2015 5,804 0.24% estimation process
2016 5,767 -0.64% estimation process
2017 5,786 0.33% estimation process
2018 5,811 0.43% estimation process
2019 5,821 0.17% estimation process
2020 5,705 -2.03% estimation process

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People born in Wirt County (1)

American politician Howard B. Lee was born in Wirt County

Other places with the same name (1)

Wirt County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Elizabeth 819 Human settlement in Wirt County, West Virginia, United States of America

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