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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 83,518 inhabitants. Its county seat is Parkersburg. The county was created 222 years ago in 1798.

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 Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia image
Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia

The largest city of Wood County is Parkersburg with a population of 29,306. Other cities include, Vienna population 10,124, Williamstown population 2,869, Lubeck population 1,311 and Boaz population 1,297. See all Wood County cities & populated places.

Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia image

Wood County map

Wood County Quick Facts

Population : 83,518 (2019)
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 : 18:17:58 (27th July 2021)
Density : 222 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.12% (2010-2019)

Wood County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wood County decreased by 4.12% in 9 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

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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 (3)

Wood County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Parkersburg 29,306 City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia
Vienna 10,124 City in West Virginia, United States
Blennerhassett 3,089 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Williamstown 2,869 City in Wood County, West Virginia, United States of America
Mineral Wells 1,950 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Lubeck 1,311
Boaz 1,297
Washington 1,175 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
North Hills 774 Town in West Virginia, United States

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
West Virginia 1,792,147 State of the United States of America
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Berkeley County 119,171 County in West Virginia, United States of America
Monongalia County 105,612 County in West Virginia, United States
Cabell County 91,945 County in West Virginia, United States
Raleigh County 73,361 County in West Virginia, United States
Harrison County 67,256 County in West Virginia, United States
Mercer County 58,758 County in West Virginia, United States
Jefferson County 57,146 County in West Virginia, United States
Putnam County 56,450 County in West Virginia, United States
Marion County 56,072 County in West Virginia, United States
Charleston 46,536 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Huntington 45,110 City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Fayette County 42,406 County in West Virginia, United States
Ohio County 41,411 County in West Virginia, United States
Wayne County 39,402 County in West Virginia, United States

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