Largest West Virginia Cities, From Past Censuses


1890

City Pop. County
WHEELING 34522 Ohio
Huntington 10108 Cabell
PARKERSBURGH 8408 Wood
MARTINSBURGH 7226 Berkeley
CHARLESTON 6742 Kanawha
Mount Carbon 3432 Fayette
GRAFTON 3159 Taylor
CLARKSBURGH 3008 Harrison
Benwood 2934 Marshall
MOUNDSVILLE 2688 Marshall
HINTON 2570 Summers
New Cumberland 2305 Hancock
CHARLESTOWN 2287 Jefferson
WELLSBURG 2235 Brooke
KEYSER 2165 Mineral
WESTON 2143 Lewis
Piedmont 2100 Mineral
POINT PLEASANT 1853 Mason
Bluefield 1775 Mercer
Guyandotte 1502 Cabell
BUCKHANNON 1403 Upshur
St. Albans 1375 Kanawha
Mason 1029 Mason
FAIRMONT 1023 Marion
LEWISBURGH 1016 Greenbrier
MORGANTOWN 1011 Monongalia
Harper's Ferry 958 Jefferson
Ceredo 923 Wayne
Davis 918 Tucker
Mannington 908 Marion
Maybeury 875 McDowell
Palatine 860 Marion
Ravenswood 817 Jackson
West Grafton 810 Taylor
BERKELEY SPRINGS 800 Morgan
Newburgh 778 Preston
Cameron 776 Marshall
Paw Paw 772 Morgan
Elkins 737 Randolph
Elk Garden 723 Mineral
ELIZABETH 710 Wirt
NEW MARTINSVILLE 692 Wetzel
Clifton 673 Mason
Alderson 663 Monroe
Raymond City 650 Putnam
KINGWOOD 625 Preston
JACKSON COURT
HOUSE
619 Jackson
Quinnimont 600 Fayette
RITCHIE COURT
HOUSE
600 Ritchie
New Haven 595 Mason
Elm Grove 594 Ohio
Pennsborough 570 Ritchie
Caperton 562 Fayette
Rowlesburgh 560 Preston
Fetterman 557 Taylor
Hampton 550 Upshur
White Sulphur Springs 550 Greenbrier
Milton 548 Cabell
Burning Springs 542 Wirt
Coalburgh 520 Kanawha
St. Mary's 520 Pleasants
Triadelphia 515 Ohio

Following are the West Virginia cities and towns listed in the 1895 Rand McNally World Atlas, with 1890 populations, where shown. Cities that are in all capitals are county seats.

BARBOUR: Arden; Belington, 450; Burnersville, 107; Calhoun, 84; Clemtown; Elk City, 58; Flora, 26; Garland; Hall, 28; Huffman; Johnson; Kalamzoo; Kasson, 40; Kirt; Malta; Meadowville, 59; Nero; Nestoville, 125; Nicklow; Orpha; Overfield, 137; Peel Tree, 62; Pepper; PHILIPPI, 378; Pleasant Creek, 38; Randolph; Switzer, 21; Talbott's; Tracy, 110; Valley Furnace, 12; Vannoy's Mill; Wilmoth's, 12

BERKELEY: Baltimore & Ohio Intersection; Baxter; Bedington, 57; Berkeley; Bunker Hiull, 98; Darkesville, 288; Falling Waters, 80; Foltz; Ganotown, 52; Gerardstown, 250; Glengary, 27; Hedgesville, 448; Inwood; Jones Springs, 74; Little Georgetown, 72; Marlowe; MARTINSBURGH, 7226; North Mountain, 26; Oakton; Ridgeway; Shanghai, 49; Soho, 16; Spring Mills, 26; Swanpond; Tabler; Tomahawk Springs, 18

BOONE: Bald Knob; Chap; Comfort; Coon's Mills, 59; Crook, 27; Danville; Foster; Gordon; Hewett, 201; Hill; MADISON; Nelson; Orange, 58; Peytona, 225; Racine, 127; Van

BRAXTON: Befont; Berry's Siding; Bliss, 16; Bulltown, 100; Burnsville, 120; Canfield; Caress; Chapel, 23; Cogers; Copen, 28; Corley, 76; Cutlips, 27; Delta; Elmira, 27; Fallsmill; Flat Woods, 53; Frametown, 99; German, 24; Heaters; Herold; Hettie; Holly River, 27; Home, 11; Hope; Hyer; Knawl's Creek, 14; Link; Little Birch, 6; Little Otter, 127; Lloydsville, 11; McNutts; Milroy; Morley; Newville; Progress; Rollyson; Salt Lick Bridge, 46; Shock; Sleith; Strange Creek, 76; SUTTON, 276; Tate Creek, 14; Twistville, 18

BROOKE: Beech Bottum; Bethany, 340; Collier's, 113; Cross Creek; Edgington; Fowler's, 38; Lazearville, 317; Lower Ferry; Mahans; Middle Ferry; New Cumberland Junction; Shortcreek, 17; WELLSBURG, 2235

CABELL: Ballgap; BARBOURSVILLE, 452; Blue Sulpher Springs; Cox's Landing, 26; Crown City Ferry; Culioden, 68; Dudley, 23; Edwards; Fudge's Creek, 18; Green Bottom, 45; Guyandotte, 1502; Hodges; Howell; Huntington, 10108; Huntington Shops; Love; McCurdy; Millersport Ferry; Milton, 548; Noble's Siding; Ona, 86; Ousley; Sarah; Swann, 13; Toson; Tyler's Creek, 80; Union Ridge, 9; Walton; Wilson

CALHOUN: Altizer, 26; Arnoldsburgh, 100; Beech, 18; Big Bend, 89; Big Springs, 50; Bruin; Freed; GRANTSVILLE, 278; Henrietta; Hur; Industry; Lockney; Minnora, 52; Mount Zion; Nobe; Oka; Pink, 17; Richardson; Rilla; Rocksdale, 28; Staten; Stinson; Sycamore, 26; White Pine, 150

CLAY: Big Otter; CLAY COURT HOUSE, 100; Gould; Harrison; Ira; Lizemore's; Lydia; Pleasant Retreat; Procious; Valley Fork; Wattsville; Yankee Dam

DODDRIDGE: Alpha, 24; Avon; Big Issac, 53; Blandville, 18; Camp, 101; Central Station, 275; Centre Point; Coldwater, 38; Duckworth's; Eagle Mills; Flint; Greenwood, 148; Grove, 51; Haven; Heldreth; Kenton; Knight; Leopold, 24; Long Run, 119; Market, 24; Miletus, 18; Morgansville, 100; New Milton, 75; Oxford, 62; Parkers; Roberts; Smithton, 50; St. Clara, 90; WEST UNION, 312; Zinnia, 29; Sedalia, 47

FAYETTE: Alaska; Ansted; Bays; Beauty; Beckwith, 63; Beets; Beury; Blue Hole; Caperton, 562; Carter, 49; Central; Claremont; Cliff Top; Clifty; Coit, 75; Cotton Hill, 24; Crescent, 152; Crickmer, 39; Deep Water, 175; Deitz, 6; Dempsey, 62; Diamond; Dimmock; Dixie; Eagle; East Sewell; Echo; Edgewater; Edmond; Elliot; Elmo, 54; Fayette; Fayette Station, 82; FAYETTEVILLE, 250; Fire Creek, 250; Frederick, 177; Gatewood; Gauley; Gauley Bridge, 180; Gaymont; Glade; Hawk's Nest, 210; Kanawha Falls, 282; Keeney's Creek; Kincaid; Lansing; Leander; Leb Long; Look Out, 37; Loup Creek; Maywood; McKendree, 40; Montgomery; Montrado; Mossy; Mount Carbon, 3432; Mount Hope; Mount Ida, 22; Mountain Cove, 42; Mulvane; Naoma; Nuttall; Nuttallburgh, 342; Oak Hill, 98; Powellton, 491; Prince; Quinnimont, 600; Raven's Eye, 21; River View, 27; Roseville; Rush Run; Russellville, 22; Sewell; Sewell Depot, 325; Shoo Fly; Slater's; Spring Dale; Stone Cliff, 100; Stony; Stretchner's Neck; Sunnyside; Thurmond; Union; Wood, 32

GILMER: Alice; Bennett; Bly; Cedarville, 42; Conings, 27; Cox's Mills; DeKalb, 102; Ellis; GLENVILLE, 329; Leading Creek, 22; Letter Gap; Newberne, 32; Normantown, 102; Rosedale, 26; Sand Fork; Stout's Mills, 18; Stumptown; Tanner's, 132; Troy, 103; Truebada; Valley;

GRANT: Amanda, 12; Arthur, 27; Barrett; Bayard, 52; Beechwood; Bismark, 22; Dobbin; Gold Hill, 22; Gorman; Gormania; Greenland, 32; Hambleton; Hezron; Hopeville, 50; Jordan's Run, 23; Ketterman, 11; Lahmansville, 25; Martin, 27; Masonville, 28; Maysville, 208; Medley, 43; Mount Storm, 15; Pansy; PETERSBURGH, 325; Seemly, 12; Seymoursville, 26; Williamsport, 46; Wilson; Wilson's Mills; Wilsonia

GREENBRIER: Alta; Alvon, 109; Argo; Asbury, 124; Blake Mills; Bunger's, 32; Caldwell; Clintonville, 26; Coggins; Columbia Sulphur Springs; Dawson; Dennis; Duo; Falling Spring, 55; Fort Spring, 151; Frankford; Friar's Hill; Grassy Meadows; Harts Run; Holliday; Howard; Hughart; Jetsville; Lawn, 27; Leonard; LEWISBURGH, 1016; Lile; Little Sewell Mountain, 52; Loveridge; Lowry's Mill; Mapledale, 26; Meadow Bluff, 37; Mill Hill, 22; Nutterville; Orange Cave; Renick's Valley, 21; Richlands, 14; Rockland; Romantic; Ronceverte, 481; Rupert; Second Creek, 43; Sue; Trout Valley, 12; Tuckahoe, 26; View; Whitcomb; White Sulphur; White Sulphur Springs, 550; Williamsburgh, 154

HAMPSHIRE: Augusta, 101; Barnes' Mills; Bloomery, 106; Capon Bridge, 178; Capon Springs, 154; Cold Stream, 32; Concord, 6; Delray, 26; Dillon's Run, 22; Donaldson; Forks of Capon, 25; French's; Glebe, 26; Grace; Green Spring, 18; Hainesville, 9; Hanging Rock, 6; Higginsville, 14; Hook's Mills, 47; Junction; Kirby, 12; Lafollettsville, 28; Lehew; Levels; Little Cacapon; Millbrook; Mutton Run, 6; North River Mills, 33; Okonoko, 46; Pleasant Dale, 24; Purgitsville; Rio; ROMNEY, 451; Ruckman, 11; Sedan, 38; Slanesville, 31; South Branch Depot, 15; Spring Gap; Springfield, 168; Three Churches; Wappocomo; Yellow Springs, 28

HANCOCK: Anderson, 218; Blanche, 21; Congo, 23; FAIRVIEW, 226; Holliday's Cove, 141; Moscow; New Cumberland, 2305; Oak Run, 11; Penrith; Zalia

HARDY: Baker's Run, 12; Capon Iron Works, 26; Doman, 12; Fabius, 18; Howard's Lick; Inkerman, 11; Lost River, 31; Mathias; MOOREFIELD, 495; Needmore; Old Fields, 32; Perry, 10; Peru, 21; Rockland; Rockoak; Russet; Wardensville, 106

HARRISON: Adamston, 55; Bartlett; Benson, 26; Big Buffalo, 33; Bond Summit; Brandy Gap; Brickchurch; Bridgeport, 455; Brown's Mill, 100; Cherry Camp, 322; Clark; CLARKSBURGH, 3008; Craigmoor, 52; Crims; Dayton; Dola; Enterprise, 72; Glen Falls; Goodhope, 80; Grassland, 25; Gypsy Grove; Haning; Jarvisville, 121; Jimtown; Johnstown, 120; Kincheloe, 72; Lost Creek, 42; Lumberport, 107; Lynches Mines; Marshville, 26; Maulsby; Milford Road; Mineral Point; Monongahila Junction; Mount Clare, 341; Olive, 26; Oral; Pine-Bluff; Prospect Valley, 28; Quiet Dell, 98; Respect; Reynoldsville; Rockford, 125; Romine's Mills, 164; Salem, 310; Sand Cut; Sardis, 125; Shinnston, 403; Skidmore's; Sycamore Dale, 16; Wallace, 49; West Clarksburgh; West Milford, 210; West Virginia & Pittsburgh Junction; Wilsonburgh, 156; Wolf Summit, 53; Wyatt

JACKSON: Adamsville, 47; Angerona, 47; Bakers; Beaysville; Belgrove; Chase; Cottageville, 201; Douglass; Edgar; Elk Fork, 24; Emma; Evans; Fair Plain, 48; Fisher's Point, 18; Flinn; Frozen Camp, 120; Garfield, 14; Gay; Given, 38; Goldtown; Grass Lick, 28; Harpers; Hereford, 27; Hogg; Huntsville; JACKSON COURT HOUSE, 619; Kenna; Kentuck, 158; LeRoy; Liverpool; Lockhart's, 32; Lone Cedar, 52; Louther; Marshall; Meadow Dale; Medina; Mentor; Millwood, 110; Millwood Junction; Murraysville, 96; Muse's Bottom, 19; Neptune; Nesselroad; Odaville, 22; Parchment Valley, 12; Pleasant View, 38; Portland; Providence; Ravenswood, 817; Ripley Landing, 53; Sandy, 58; Sandyville; School House, 26; Sherman; Silverton, 51; Skull Run; Statt's Mills, 26; Topin's Grove, 25; Wilding; Willow Grove, 24; Willowdale; Wiseburgh

JEFFERSON: Aldridge; Bakerton; CHARLESTOWN, 2287; Duffield's, 175; Halltown, 126; Harper's Ferry, 958; Hobbs; Island Siding; Kabletown, 202; Kearneysville; Keller, 9; Kerneysville, 138; Leetown, 125; Middleway, 372; Millville, 205; Molers, 11; Morgan's Grove; Rippon, 78; Shenandoah Junction, 62; Shepherdstown, 151; Snyder's Mills, 53; Summit Point, 176; Uvilla; Wheatland

KANAWHA: Aarons; Acme; Apgah; Bettie Furnace; Blacksburgh; Blundon; Brownstown, 307; Cannelton, 324; Cannelton Station; Carkin; Carney; Cedar Grove; CHARLESTON, 6742; Chesapeake & Ohio Junction; Chilton; Clendenin, 106; Coalburgh, 520; Coco; Copenhaver's Mills, 16; Crown Hill; Dana's Crossing; Davis Creek; Decota, 26; Dego; Dismal; Dry Branch; East Bank; Elk City; Fairfield, 24; Farm; Forks of Little Sandy; Fry; Gazil; Glen Elk, 224; Glenwood; Gordons; Graham Mines, 98; Grove; Handley, 49; Harman; Island Branch, 36; Jarett; Jordan, 23; Kainey; Kanawha City; Kendalia; Legg; LeRoy; Lesage, 9; Lewis; Lewiston, 310; Lock Seven; Lock Six; Lurd; Magazine; Malden, 355; Middle Fork Blue Creek; Mink; Mound; Noah, 27; Nottingham; Odell, 16; Paint Creek, 78; Paulley; Peabody; Peerless; Pocotaligo; Pond Gap; Rawn; Rocky Fork; Rome; Sattes, 23; Shrewsbury, 24; Sissonville, 123; Sliger; South Ruffner; Spangler; Spring Hill; St. Albans, 1375; Stevens Mines; Tornado; Union Mines; Wellford; Winifrede; Winifrede Junction

LEWIS: Aberdeen, 22; Alkire's Mills, 12; Alum Bridge, 68; Arnold; Aspinall, 27; Beall's Mills, 11; Berlin; Browns; Camden, 49; Churchville, 76; Confluence; Crawford; Deanville; Duffy, 26; Edmiston; Etna, 13; Fisher's Summit; Flesher's Crossing; Freemansburgh, 72; Gaston; Horner; Ireland, 33; Jacksonville, 43; Janelew, 228; Kemperville; Lightburn; Little Wild Cat, 13; Nicoles; Peterson's Siding; Roanoke, 103; Rohrbough's Siding; Seymour; Smith's; Vadis; Vandalia; Walkersville, 75; WESTON, 2143; Wilsons

LINCOLN: Alfred; Fourteen, 17; Garrett's Bend; Griffithsville, 74; HAMLIN, 248; Jefferson; Jenks; Myra, 21; Portersville; Sheridan; Sioto; Spurlockville; Sweetland; Warren

LOGAN: Alonzo; Beech Creek, 58; Bertha; Burch, 22; Chapmanville, 72; Christian, 28; Cyclone, 25; Dingess, 45; Eugene; Ferrell; Fontaine; Gilbert; Gin; Hawthorne; Hinch, 43; Lake, 21; LOGAN COURT HOUSE, 325; Man; Mouth of Pigeon, 28; Mouth of Sycamore, 53; Myrtle; Nolan; Oilville; Poplar, 30; Ragland; Rich Creek; Seng; Sidney; Spaulding, 52; Taylor; Vanceville, 24; Wootens

MARION: Amos, 310; Anita; Barrackville, 100; Basnett, 68; Benton's Ferry, 25; Binghamon, 24; Boothsville, 223; Brink, 16; Broomfield; Bryan; Bunner's; Byron; Canton; Catawba; Clements; Colfax; Denton, 20; Downs; Eldora; Everson; FAIRMONT, 1023; Fairmont Morgantown & Pittsburgh Junction; Farmington, 312; Festus; Flatrun, 18; Forksburgh; Frisco; Galletin, 25; Gaston Junction; Glover's Gap, 124; Grangeville, 50; Gray's Flat, 42; Hoodsville, 22; Hoult; Logansport; Mannington, 908; McClellan, 26; Metz, 114; Monongah; Montana; Montana Mines, 370; Mount Harmony; Neel; Nuzums, 36; Palatine, 860; Powell's; Rivesville, 165; Rymer; Samaria; Scotdale; Seven Pines, 7; Sturm's Mill; Thoburn; Upton, 27; Valley Falls, 35; Watson; Worthington, 175

MARSHALL: Adaline, 13; Bannen, 16; Beeler's Station, 12; Bellton, 58; Benwood, 2934; Board Tree, 9; Calis; Cameron, 776; Chestnut Hill; Clarington; Cogley's; Cresap, 11; Dallas, 180; Easton; Ella, 15; Franklin; Glen Easton, 200; Glendale; Graysville, 52; Howard; Kausooth, 6; Knoxville, 200; Lamont, 6; Limestone, 29; Loudenville, 38; Lynn Camp, 12; Majorsville; McMechen, 427; Meighen; Millsborough, 17; MOUNDSVILLE, 2688; Powhatan; Rock Lick, 29; Rosby's Rock, 112; Round Bottom; Sand Hill, 38; Sherrard; St. Joseph; Thompson; Viola; Welcome, 31; Wells; Wolf Run; Woodlands, 70

MASON: Ambrosia; Apple Grove, 15; Arbuckle, 52; Arlee; Ashton, 22; Baden; Beech Hill, 17; Ben Lomond; Big Steen, 11; Brighton; Brown's; Bryan, 11; Butler, 10; Camden; Clifton, 673; Corn, 27; Couch; Debby, 16; Deer Lick, 17; Elmwood; Elwell, 11; Five Mile, 15; Flat Rock, 14; Gallipolis; Glenwood, 72; Graham Station, 62; Grim; Grimm's Landing, 63; Gunville; Hartford City, 446; Henderson, 128; Hickory; Hogsett; Kanawha & Ohio Junction; Leon, 242; Letart, 150; Macker's; Maggie; Mason, 1029; Mason City; Maupin; Mercer's Bottom, 28; Mount Olive; Nease; New Haven, 595; Oldtown; Otia; POINT PLEASANT, 1853; Redmud, 27; Rock Castle Station; Rollins; Sassafras; Seaflat; Siloam, 23; Southside; Spilman; Stevens; Ten Mile; Upland; Veranda; Waggener; West Columbia, 250; Willow Tree, 29; Wyoma, 25

MCDOWELL: Algoma; Belcher, 24; Bradshaw; Elkhorn, 24; Ennis; Hallsville; Horsepen, 36; Iaeger, 51; Kyle; Maybeury, 875; PEERYVILLE, 98; Powhatan; Squirejim; Stansill; Switch Back; Totten; Tug River

MERCER: Abbs Valley; Ada, 32; Barn, 12; Bethel, 29; Blue Stone Junction; Bluefield, 1775; Bramwell, 499; Camp Creek, 12; Chestnut; Coaldale; Concord Church, 175; Coopers, 175; Duhring, 62; Dunns, 27; East End Tunnel; East River, 14; Elgood; Flat Top, 13; Flipping, 27; Freeman's, 175; Frenchville, 182; Goodville; Ingleside, 120; Lashmeet, 26; Littlesaburgh; Mill Creek Junction; New Hope, 10; Oakvale; Pinoah; PRINCETON, 320; Siberia; Simmons Junction; Spanishburg, 17; The Rock, 7; West Fork; Willowton, 35; Wills

MINERAL: Alaska, 62; Antioch, 52; Atlantic, 32; Barnum; Bier; Black Oak; Blaine; Burlington, 250; Chaffee; Elk Garden, 723; Elk Garden Mines; Emory, 42; Empire; Fleek; Foote; Frost; Harrison; Hartmonsville, 17; Headsville, 17; KEYSER, 2165; Knobley; Laurel Dale, 25; Patterson's Creek; Patterson's Depot, 47; Piedmont, 2100; Potomac; Rawlins; Rees' Tannery, 66; Reese's Mill, 22; Ridgely; Ridgeville, 45; Schell; Seymour; Shaw, 60; Stoyer; Switch Back; Virginia; Warnocks; West Virginia Junction; Windom

MONONGALIA: Arnettsville, 67; Beechwood; Blacksville, 162; Bowlby; Bula; Cassville; Center; Charlotte; Clinton Furnace, 17; Cross Roads; Dellslow; Duke; Easton, 142; Flickersville; Georgetown, 84; Hagan's; Halleck, 48; Holman; Jake's Run, 6; Laurel Iron Works, 174; Laurel Point, 60; Little Falls; Lowsville, 50; Maidsville, 48; Maple; Miracle Run, 80; Mooresville, 28; MORGANTOWN, 1011; Opekiska, 62; Pedlar's Run, 20; Pentreee, 19; Randall, 46; St. Cloud, 31; St. Lee; Statler Run, 11; Stewartstown, 27; Uffington, 36; Uneva; Wadestown, 144; White Day, 76; Wise; Worley

MONROE: Alderson, 663; Assurance; Ballard, 22; Blue Stone; Cashmere; Centennial; Cloverdale; Crimson Springs; Crosier; Gap Mills, 122; Glace, 22; Greenville; HalfWay; Hillsdale, 27; Hollywood; Hunter's Springs, 102; Johnson's Cross Roads, 75; Karn, 17; Keenan; Knobs; Laurel Branch, 19; Lillydale; Lindside, 122; Monitor; Nickell's Mills, 37; Patton, 48; Peterstown, 400; Pickaway, 72; Red Sulphur Springs, 72; Rock Camp, 38; Salt Sulphur Springs, 64; Sink's Grove, 124; Skagggs; Snowflake; Sweet Springs, 250; UNION, 348; Waiteville, 29; Wayside; Willow Bend, 150; Wolf Creek, 17; Zenith, 29

MORGAN: BERKELEY SPRINGS, 800; Cherry Run, 29; Doe Gully; Dryland, 27; Great Cacapon, 62; Hancock; Holton; Magnolia, 146; Millers; Number Twelve Water Station; Omps; Orleans Cross Roads, 11; Orleans Road; Paw Paw, 772; Ridersville, 12; Ridge, 13; Rock Gap; Sir John's Run, 156; Sleepy Creek, 100; Sleepy Creek Bridge; Stotler's Cross Roads; Unger's Store, 22

NICHOLAS: Albion; Beaver Mills; Belva; Bifid, 16; Birch River, 76; Craigsville; Delphi; Earl; Enon, 25; Eye; Fowler's Knob, 223; Gad; Ganley; Gilboa; Hominyfalls; Hookersville, 42; Kesler's Cross Lanes, 59; Leivasy, 28; Mount Lookout; Mount Nebo; Muddlety; NICHOLAS COURT HOUSE, 275; Ophelia; Persinger, 26; Pool; Richwood, 24; Snow Hill, 37; Tipton; Toledo; Winston; Zela, 7

OHIO: Bethany Pike; Clinton; Dimmey's Lane; Echo Point; Edgington Lane; Eise's; Elm Grove, 594; Fulton, 491; Glen's Run; Greenwood; Greggs; Hubbard's; Hugus; Leatherwood; Marshall's Coal Bank; Middle Siding; Mount Belle; Mount Calvary; Mount Dechantel; Number Seventeen Switch; Paper Mill Lane; Peninsula; Pleasant Valley; Point Mills; Potomac, 33; Pryors Run; Roney's Point, 96; Seibert's Curve; Seibert's Garden; Shannon; Stackyard Hollow; Steenrod's Bridge; Stockyards; Top Mill; Triadelphia, 515; Valley Grove; West Liberty, 275; WHEELING, 34522; Wheeling Junction; Wheeling Park; Whitfield

PENDLETON: Brandywine, 16; Brushy Run, 42; Cave, 23; Circleville, 82; Deer Run, 176; Dry Run, 32; Fort Seybert, 26; FRANKLIN, 325; Harper's Mills, 28; Kline; Macksville, 22; Mouth of Seneca, 26; Oak Flat, 16; Ruddle, 12; Shreves, 16; South Mill Creek, 22; Sugar Grove, 43; Sweedin Hill, 12; Upper Tract, 28

PLEASANTS: Adlai, 27; Algeria; Belmont, 24; Ben's Run; Borland; Calcutta; Cluster; Delong, 22; Eureka, 58; Gibson; Grape Island, 42; Hebron, 52; Horseneck, 38; Josiah; Lytton; Maxwell; Raven Rock, 54; Salama; Schultz, 32; Selection; Shawnee; Spring Run; St. Mary's, 520; Sugar Valley; Twiggs, 32; Union Mills, 48; Vaucluse; Wasp; Willow Island, 92

POCAHONTAS: Academy, 200; Buckeye, 7; Clover Lick, 9; Dilley's Mill, 8; Driftwood, 26; Driscol; Dunmore, 78; Edray, 162; Frost, 41; Gillespie, 7; Green Bank, 175; HUNTERSVILLE, 202; Jacox; Lobelia, 7; Locust, 8; Marlinton; Mill Point, 119; Split Rock, 9; Sunset; Top of Alleghany, 3; Traveller's Repose, 10

PRESTON: Albright, 89; Amblersburgh, 26; Aurora, 248; Austen, 269; Brandonville, 82; Brookside, 27; Bruceton Mills, 221; Carmel, 102; Clifton Mills, 105; Corinth, 36; Cranesville, 103; Cuzzart, 26; Dority, 34; Eglon, 175; Etam; Evansville, 175; Fellowsville, 182; Glade Farms, 24; Gladesville, 102; Guseman; Hazleton, 40; Henry; Herring; Horse Shoe Run, 76; Howesville, 28; Hudson; Hutton; Independence, 273; Jessops; KINGWOOD, 625; Lenox, 26; Macomber, 43; Marquess, 27; Masontown, 146; Mattingly's; Morgan's Glade; Newburgh, 778; Painter's Mill, 51; Pisgah, 27; Pleasant Hill; Reedsville, 53; Rinard; Rockville, 21; Rodamer's, 52; Rowlesburgh, 560; Sell, 21; Sinclair, 27; Smoot's; Snider's; Tannery; Terra Alta, 443; Tunnelton, 172; Valley Point, 16; Water Station; West End; White, 16

PUTNAM: Bancroft; Bee, 25; Brillian; Buffalo, 238; Burdett; Byrnside, 17; Cades; Carpenters; Confidence; Elsinore, 17; Extra; Frazier's Bottom; Hern; Hugo; Hurricane, 207; Kirtley; Liberty, 48; Lock Eight; Lorraine; McGill; Midway; Nye; Oldaker; Paradise; Philoah; Pliny, 14; Plymouth; Poca, 284; Queen City; Raymond; Raymond City, 650; Red House; Red House Shoals, 153; Rena; Riverside; Scary; Scaryville; Scott; Scott's Depot, 72; Shops; Sigman; Simms; Teays; Waldo; WINFIELD, 302; Woods

RALEIGH: Brooklin; Cirtsville; Clear Creek, 11; Coal River Marshes, 122; Coalgate; Crow; Daniels, 26; Dry Creek, 22; Egeria, 9; Glomera, 31; Grandview; Hampton; Harvey; Jarrold's Valley, 7; Launa; Lawson, 26; Lester, 11; Matville, 9; Miller's Camp Branch, 8; Odd, 11; Oley; Peachtree; Pemberton, 13; Prosperity, 56; RALEIGH COURT HOUSE, 158; Redbird; Roxie, 6; Shady Spring, 13; Sink; Soak Creek; Sunflower, 67; Table Rock, 18; Vista

RANDOLPH: Alpena, 42; BEVERLY, 343; Blue Spring; Cassity; Cheat Bridge; Corcoran; Crickard; Day's Mills, 25; Dry Fork; Elkins, 737; Elkwater, 23; Faulkner; Florence; Gilman; Glady, 27; Helvetia, 100; Huff; Huttonsville, 64; Job; Kerens; Kingsville, 36; Leadsville, 42; Lee Bell; Lick; Long; Middle Fork, 252; Mingo Flat, 73; Monterville; Montrose, 42; New Interest, 124; Newton; Orlena; Osceola; Pettit; Pickens; Point Mountain; Rich Mountain, 6; Roaring Creek; Star; Valley Bend; Valley Head, 23; Whyte

RITCHIE: Auburn, 200; Berea, 150; Bradens; Burnt House; Cairo, 425; Cantwells; Cisco; Cokeley's; Cornwallis, 75; Donohue; Ellenborough, 250; Finch, 50; Goff's, 26; Goose Creek, 98; Goose Neck; Harrisville, 361; Hartley's; Hazelgreen, 4; Highland, 26; Holbrook, 139; Lawford; League; McDougal; Mole Hill, 12; Null; Nutter Farm; Ox Bow; Pennsborough, 570; Petroleum, 105; Pullman, 72; RITCHIE COURT HOUSE, 600; Rusk; Silver Run; Sinnett's Mills, 23; Smithville, 154; Stanley; Toll Gate, 32; Volcano Junction, 75; White Oak

ROANE: Amma; Buffalo Lick; Cicerone, 24; Clarence; Clio; Countsville; Cyrus; Dexter; Drexel; Flat Rock; Gandeeville, 93; Higby; Kester; Kettle; Left Hand, 23; Linden, 151; Looneyville, 41; Mattie; Millard, 11; Milo; Newton, 104; Oakville; Osborne's Mills; Pasco; Peniel; Pigeon; Pratt; Red Knob; Reedy; Reedyville, 16; Roxalana; Ryan; Schilling; Seaman; Shambling's Mills; Speed; SPENCER, 431; Spring Garden; Sylvia; Tariff; Triplett; Walnut Grove; Walton, 127; Woodyard; Zona

SUMMERS: Barger's Springs, 22; Big Bend; Bluff; Brick Kilns; Brooks, 38; Buck; Clayton, 18; Crump's Bottom, 27; Don; Ellison, 24; Elton, 62; Forest Hill, 13; Foss, 24; Grapevine; Green Sulphur Springs, 123; Grimmett; Halidon, 26; Hilldale; HINTON, 2570; Indian Mills; Jumping Branch, 95; Long Bottom; Lowell, 37; Meadow Creek Station, 128; Mercer's Salt Works; Mohler; Neponset; New Richmond, 88; Pack's Ferry; Pipestem; Quarry; Riffe; Sandstone; Santifee; Stockyard, 59; Talcott, 288; Tophet; Tug Creek; Warford; Wiggens; Wolf Creek

TAYLOR: Astor; Brittain, 22; Cecil, 32; Claude, 22; Fetterman, 557; Flemington, 175; Fosters; GRAFTON, 3159; Irontown, 22; Knottsville, 164; McGee; Meadland, 47; Oreide, 22; Pruntytown, 275; Simpson, 160; Thornton, 115; Tyrconnell Mines, 150; Webster, 225; West Grafton, 810

TUCKER: Auvil, 27; Bohon; Bretz; Child; Coketon; Cortland, 26; Davis, 918; Davis Mine; Fairfax; Haddix; Hannahsville, 22; Hendricks, 212; Hulings; Lead Mine, 61; Mooreland; Parson's, 150; Pendleton; Pleasant Run; Porter; Red Creek, 42; ST. GEORGE, 316; Texas; Thomas, 269; William

TYLER: Adonis, 28; Bearsville, 70; Bert; Bird; Booker's Mills, 21; Conaway, 23; Cork, 12; Dale; Deep Valley; Frew; Friendly, 225; Hays; Iuka, 26; Joseph's Mills; Kidwell, 113; Lima; Little's Mills, 48; Lone Tree, 58; Long-Reach, 27; McKim; Meadville; Meeker; MIDDLEBOURNE, 450; Moore's, 11; Next; Pursley, 59; Ripley's, 80; Shiloh, 77; Shirley, 60; Sistersville, 469; Wick, 126; Wilbur

UPSHUR: Alexander; Alton, 76; Arlington, 17; Boyd; BUCKHANNON, 1403; Canaan; Cos, 11; Dell; Evergreen; French Creek, 302; Frenchton, 26; Gains; Hampton, 550; Hemlock; Hinkle's Mills; Hinkleville, 17; Holly Grove, 47; Indian Camp; Ivanhoe; Ivy, 12; Kanawha Head; Kedron; Lorentz; Miller's; Overhill; Palace Valley; Peck's Run, 102; Queen's, 103; Rock Cave; Rural Dale, 48; Sago, 21; Sand Run, 32; Selbyville, 53; Sellers; Spruce, 12; Stillman; Swamp Run, 12; Tallmansville

WAYNE: Adkins' Mills, 78; Bartram, 72; Big Sandy; Bowen, 76; Centreville, 98; Ceredo, 923; Copleyville, 53; Cove Creek, 52; Cove Gap, 73; Dickson; Drag; Dunleith; Dunlow; East Chattaroi Junction; East Lynn; Echo; Effie, 43; Egypt; Empire; Ferguson, 76; Fort Gay, 450; Genoah; Gilkerson, 53; Hubbardstown; Kellogg; Kenora; Kiahsville, 56; Krout's Creek; Moses' Fork; Poppa; Queen's Ridge, 112; Rice; Shoals; Stone Coal, 31; Tooley; Trace Fork, 43; Tulip; WAYNE COURT HOUSE, 250; White Creek, 100; Yorkville

WEBSTER: ADDISON, 250; Baughman; Beech Bottum; Bergoo; Bernard's Town; Boggs; Cleveland, 17; Diana; Hacker's Valley, 50; Halo; Jumbo; Lane's Bottom, 12; Mayton; Pugh; Ralph; Removal; Replete; Sharon; Strouds; Upper Glade; Welch Glade, 12; Woodzell

WETZEL: Andy; Anthem, 56; Arches, 22; Baresville; Blake; Burton, 224; Childs; Clyde, 12; Dean; Earnshaw, 82; Endicott, 50; Fanlight; Floyd's Siding; Folsom; Green Hill, 22; Hall's Mills, 22; Hazel, 6; Hundred, 52; Littleton, 225; Lot; Lowman, 12; Marion, 43; Maud; Minnie; New Dale, 22; NEW MARTINSVILLE, 692; Paden's Valley, 27; Pine Grove, 77; Porter's Falls, 26; Proctor, 102; Reader; Robinson's Mill, 16; Ross, 11; Sardis; Silver Hill, 101; Sincerity, 11; Sterling, 12; Uniontown, 176; Van Camp, 14; Vernon; Vincen; West; Wileyville

WIRT: Burning Springs, 542; Creston, 33; Dulin; ELIZABETH, 710; Evelyn, 98; Freeport, 69; Lee, 8; Lucile; McClains, 27; Morris; Munday; Newark, 77; Peewee, 97; Reedy Ripple; Stella, 25; Tucker; Windy; Zackville, 14

WOOD: Athey; Belleville, 208; Blennerhasset; Boaz; Boreman; Briscoe; Briscoe Run, 17; Buffington; Chesterville, 94; Daisy; Dallison; Davisville, 103; Deer Walk, 25; Dombey; Eaton; Eli; Engine House; Ford; Fountain Spring; Harris Ferry, 36; Henderson; Jackson; Jerry's Run, 28; Kanawha Station, 57; Kingsbury; Leachtown, 35; Limestone Hill, 47; Lockhart's Run, 27; Lowdell; Lubeck, 151; Manganese; Meldahls; Mineral Wells, 48; Murphy's Mill, 26; New England, 56; Newport; Ogdin, 68; Orem; PARKERSBURGH, 8408; Polandale; Red Hill; Renius; Rockport, 150; Scott; Selden; Slate, 42; Sloan; Tallyho, 24; Tyner; Valley Mills, 27; Victor; Vienna; Volcano, 190; Walker, 27; Washington; Waverly; Wesley; Williamstown, 376

WYOMING: Baileysville; Bartley; Basin Spring; Blankenship; Brier, 11; Cline; Crany, 27; Hanover; Jesse; Joe's Branch; Lincoln; McGraw; Morgan Valley; Newfound, 22; North Spring, 129; OCEANA, 275; Pineville, 53; Pinnacle; Rock View, 22; Saulsbury, 34; Saulsville, 25; Sun Hill


1910

Wheeling 41,641
Huntington 31,161
Charleston 22,996
Parkersburg 17,842
Bluefield 11,188
Martinsburg 10,698
Fairmont 9,711
Clarksburg 9,201
Morgantown 9,150
Moundsville 8,918
Grafton 7,563
Elkins 5,260
Keyser 3,705
Williamson 3,561
Princeton 3,027
Another source has Parkersburg, 17,742, in 1910.


1920

Wheeling 56,208
Huntington 50,177
Charleston 39,608
Clarksburg 27,869
Parkersburg 20,050
Bluefield 15,282
Martinsburg 12,515
Morgantown 12,127
Fairmont 17,851
Moundsville 10,669
Grafton 8,517
Elkins 6,788
Williamson 6,819
Princeton 6,224
Keyser 6,003
Weston 5,701


1950

Huntington 86,353
Charleston 73,501
Wheeling 58,891
Clarksburg 32,014
Parkersburg 29,684
Fairmont 29,346
Morgantown 25,525
Weirton 24,005
Bluefield 21,506
Beckley 19,397


1960

Charleston 85,796
Huntington 83,627
Wheeling 53,400
Parkersburg 44,797
Weirton 28,201
Clarksburg 28,112
Fairmont 27,477
Morgantown 22,487
Bluefield 19,256
South Charleston 19,180
Beckley 18,642
Martinsburg 15,179
Moundsville 15,163
St. Albans 15,103
Dunbar 11,006


1970

Huntington 74,315
Charleston 71,505
Wheeling 48,188
Parkersburg 44,208
Morgantown 29,431
Weirton 27,131
Fairmont 26,093
Clarksburg 24,864
Beckley 19,884
Bluefield 15,921
South Charleston 16,333
Martinsburg 14,626
St. Albans 14,356
Moundsville 13,560
Vienna 11,549
Dunbar 9,151
Elkins 8,287
Nitro 8,019
Pt. Pleasant 6,122
Weston 7,323
Buckhannon 7,261
Princeton 7,253
Keyser 6,586
New Martinsville 6,528
Grafton 6,433
Williamson 5,831
Bridgeport 4,777
Oak Hill 4,738


1980

Charleston 63,968
Huntington 63,684
Wheeling 43,070
Parkersburg 39,946
Morgantown 27,605
Weirton 25,371
Fairmont 23,863
Clarksburg 22,371
Beckley 20,492
Bluefield 16,060
South Charleston 15,968
Martinsburg 13,063
Moundsville 12,419
St. Albans 12,402
Vienna 11,618
Dunbar 9,285
Elkins 8,536
Nitro 8,074
Princeton 7,538
Oak Hill 7,120
New Martinsville 7,109
Grafton 6,845
Buckhannon 6,820
Bridgeport 6,604
Keyser 6,569
Weston 6,250
Pt. Pleasant 5,682
Williamson 5,219


1990

Charleston 57,287
Huntington 54,844
Wheeling 34,882
Parkersburg 33,862
Morgantown 25,879
Weirton 22,124
Fairmont 20,210
Beckley 18,274
Clarksburg 17,970
Martinsburg 14,073
South Charleston 13,645
Bluefield 12,756
Saint Albans 11,257
Cross Lanes(u) 10,878
Moundsville 10,753
Vienna 10,862
Dunbar 8,697
Teays Valley(u) 8,436
Elkins 7,494
Princeton 7,043
Bridgeport 6,695
New Martinsville 6,705
Nitro 6,851
Oak Hill 6,812
Pea Ridge(u) 6,535
Buckhannon 5,909
Grafton 5,524
Keyser 5,870


July 1, 1996, Census Bureau Estimates

Addison (Webster Springs) 836
Albright 202
Alderson 1209
Anawalt 287
Anmoore 691
Ansted 1626
Athens 711
Auburn 89
Bancroft 438
Barboursville 2780
Barrackville 1460
Bath (Berkeley Springs) 756
Bayard 429
Beckley 18353
Beech Bottom village 404
Belington 1973
Belle 1370
Belmont 1008
Benwood 1590
Bethany 1090
Bethlehem village 2754
Beverly 743
Blacksville 168
Bluefield 12300
Bolivar 1009
Bradshaw 358
Bramwell 580
Brandonville 74
Bridgeport 7403
Bruceton Mills 135
Buckhannon 6083
Buffalo 1042
Burnsville 504
Cairo 288
Camden-on-Gauley 166
Cameron 1116
Capon Bridge 225
Carpendale 1167
Cedar Grove 1193
Ceredo 1900
Chapmanville 1151
Charleston 56098
Charles 3012
Chesapeake 1873
Chester 2723
Clarksburg 17410
Clay 604
Clearview village 618
Clendenin 1170
Corporation of Ranson 2891
Cowen 532
Danville 570
Davis 775
Davy 353
Delbarton 656
Dunbar 8525
Durbin 281
East Bank 866
Eleanor 1357
Elizabeth 968
Elk Garden 272
Elkins 7699
Ellenboro 453
Fairmont 19731
Fairview 500
Falling Spring 182
Farmington 394
Fayetteville 2127
Flatwoods 340
Flemington 344
Follansbee 3364
Fort Gay 866
Franklin 883
Friendly 147
Gary 1126
Gassaway 924
Gauley Bridge 694
Gilbert 447
Glasgow 894
Glen Dale 1597
Glenville 1758
Grafton 5527
Grantsville 662
Grant Town 667
Granville 826
Hambleton 271
Hamlin 1038
Handley 320
Harman 134
Harpers Ferry 336
Harrisville 1851
Hartford 497
Hedgesville 225
Henderson 568
Hendricks 301
Hillsboro 193
Hinton 3286
Hundred 350
Huntington 53941
Hurricane 5320
Huttonsville 220
Iaeger 477
Jane Lew 449
Junior 546
Kenova 3686
Kermit 327
Keyser 5545
Keystone 529
Kimball 461
Kingwood 3388
Leon 138
Lester 433
Lewisburg 3793
Littleton 182
Logan 2021
Lost Creek 406
Lumberport 999
Mabscott 1496
McMechen 2019
Madison 3032
Man 862
Mannington 2128
Marlinton 1084
Marmet 1869
Martinsburg 14541
Mason 1100
Masontown 773
Matewan 602
Matoaka 342
Meadow Bridge 323
Middlebourne 940
Mill Creek 710
Milton 2249
Mitchell Heights 281
Monongah 984
Montgomery 2146
Montrose 143
Moorefield 2117
Morgantown 26919
Moundsville 10161
Mount Hope 1467
Mullens 1856
Newburg 373
New Cumberland 1291
New Haven 1702
New Martinsville 6585
Nitro 6737
Northfork 538
North Hills 837
Nutter Fort 1800
Oak Hill 6934
Oakvale 162
Oceana 1748
Osage 181
Paden City 2877
Parkersburg 32766
Parsons 1479
Paw Paw 553
Pax 155
Pennsboro 1247
Petersburg 2676
Peterstown 579
Philippi 3249
Piedmont 1007
Pine Grove 662
Pineville 820
Poca 1143
Point Pleasant 5066
Pratt 629
Princeton 6814
Pullman 105
Quinwood 541
Rainelle 1650
Ravenswood 4345
Reedsville 499
Reedy 268
Rhodell 226
Richwood 2772
Ridgeley 732
Ripley 3161
Rivesville 1071
Romney 2210
Ronceverte 1711
Rowlesburg 651
Rupert 1100
St. Albans 12055
St. Marys 2098
Salem 2155
Sand Fork 184
Shepherdstown 1147
Shinnston 2468
Sistersville 1807
Smithers 1181
Smithfield 193
Sophia 1191
South Charleston 13409
Spencer 2294
Star 1340
Stonewood 2052
Summersville 3147
Sutton 924
Sylvester 187
Terra Alta 1741
Thomas 578
Thurmond 37
Triadelphia 828
Tunnelton 334
Union 596
Valley Grove 555
Vienna 11248
War 909
Wardensville 127
Wayne 1122
Weirton 21731
Welch 2674
Wellsburg 2612
West Hamlin 453
West Liberty 469
West Logan 494
West Milford 617
Weston 4926
Westover 4246
West Union 842
Wheeling 33311
White Sulphur Springs 2774
Whitesville 475
Williamson 3848
Williamstown 2771
Windsor Heights village 454
Winfield 1712
Womelsdorf (Coalton) 287
Worthington 223


West Virginia Population

1790 55,873
1800 79,000
(rounded)
1810 105,000
(rounded)
1820 136,808
1830 176,924
1840 224,537
1850 302,313
1860 376,688
1870 442,014
1880 618,457
1890 762,794
1900 958,800
1910 1,221,119
1920 1,463,701
1930 1,729,205
1940 1,901,974
1950 2,005,552
1960 1,860,421
1970 1,744,237
1980 1,950,186
1990 1,793,477
1998 1,811,156
(July 1 estimate)


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