Wood County , West Virginia

Wood County: County in West Virginia, United States

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

About

Wood County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 86,956 and a population density of 231 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 82,938 inhabitants. Its county seat is Parkersburg. The county was created 222 years ago in 1798.

Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia image
Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia
Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia image

Geography

Wood County is located at 39°12'40"N 81°30'54"W (39.2111300, -81.5149700). It has 7 neighbors: Athens County, Meigs County, Washington County, Jackson County, Pleasants County, Ritchie County and Wirt County.

Wood County map

The largest city of Wood County is Parkersburg with a population of 29,009. Other cities include, Vienna population 10,028 and Williamstown population 2,860. See all Wood County cities & populated places.

Wood County Quick Facts

Population : 82,938 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Wood County, Wood County, Wood County
Area : 377 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : James Wood
Capital : Parkersburg
Establishment : December 12, 1798
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:23:20 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 220 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.84% (2010-2020)

Wood County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wood County decreased by 4.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 86,956 - census
2011 86,888 -0.08% estimation process
2012 86,616 -0.31% estimation process
2013 86,522 -0.11% estimation process
2014 86,469 -0.06% estimation process
2015 86,335 -0.16% estimation process
2016 85,709 -0.73% estimation process
2017 85,060 -0.76% estimation process
2018 84,180 -1.05% estimation process
2019 83,518 -0.79% estimation process
2020 82,938 -0.7% estimation process

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People born in Wood County (3)

People born in Wood County, including politician and attorney at law John Jay Jackson Sr., general Thomas Maley Harris, politician Joseph Albright, you can see a list of people who born in Wood County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Wood County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Parkersburg 29,009 City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia
Vienna 10,028 City in West Virginia, United States
Blennerhassett 3,089 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Williamstown 2,860 City in Wood County, West Virginia, United States of America
Mineral Wells 1,950 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Washington 1,175 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
North Hills 766 Town in West Virginia, United States

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