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Randolph County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Randolph County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
West Virginia's location in the U.S.
Seat Elkins
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,040 sq mi (2,694 km²)
1,040 sq mi (2,694 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.02%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

28,262
26/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded 1787

Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 28,262. Its county seat is Elkins[1].

Contents

Geography

Wildflowers add a splash of color to grazing fields near Osceola in July.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,040 square miles (2,693 km²). Randolph is the largest county in the state of West Virginia.

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Major highways



Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 28,262 people, 11,072 households, and 7,661 families residing in the county. The population density was 27 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 13,478 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.69% White, 1.07% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,072 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.70% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,299, and the median income for a family was $32,632. Males had a median income of $24,751 versus $17,819 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,918. About 13.40% of families and 18.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.30% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.

History

List of Registered Historic Places in Randolph County

  • Beverly
    • Beverly Historic District
    • Blackman-Bosworth Store
    • Butcher Hill Historic District
    • Rich Mountain Battlefield
  • Dailey
    • Tygart Valley Homesteads Historic District
  • Elkins
    • Albert and Liberal Arts Halls
    • Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Company-Valley Supply Company
    • Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church
    • Davis and Elkins Historic District
    • Downtown Elkins Historic District
    • Dr. John C. Irons House
    • Elkins Milling Company
    • Gov. H. Guy Kump House
    • Graceland
    • Pinecrest
    • Randolph County Courthouse and Jail
    • Senator Stephen Benton Elkins House
    • Taylor-Condry House
    • Warfield-Dye Residence
    • Wees Historic District
    • West Virginia Children's Home
  • Glady
    • Glady Presbyterian Church and Manse
  • Harmon
    • Day-Vandevander Mill
  • Helvetia
  • Huttonsville
  • Jenningston
    • Fred A. Perly House
  • Mill Creek
    • See-Ward House
  • Wymer
    • Middle Mountain Cabins

Cities and towns

Incorporated cities and towns

Fall in the forest.

Unincorporated communities

  • Adolph
  • Aggregates
  • Alpena
  • Arnold Hill
  • Bemis
  • Bowden
  • Brady Gate
  • Bruxton

Other geographic features

Rivers

Mountains

Caves and caverns

National Natural Landmarks in Randolph County

Notable natives and residents


Coordinates: 38°47′N 79°52′W / 38.78°N 79.87°W / 38.78; -79.87

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Randolph County, West Virginia
Map
File:Map of West Virginia highlighting Randolph County.png
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the USA highlighting West Virginia
West Virginia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1787
Seat Elkins
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.02%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

28262

Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 28,262. Its county seat is Elkins6.

Contents

Geography

Wildflowers add a splash of color to grazing fields near Osceola in July.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,693 km² (1,040 sq mi). Randolph is the largest county in the state of West Virginia.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 28,262 people, 11,072 households, and 7,661 families residing in the county. The population density was 10/km² (27/sq mi). There were 13,478 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.69% White, 1.07% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,072 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.70% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,299, and the median income for a family was $32,632. Males had a median income of $24,751 versus $17,819 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,918. About 13.40% of families and 18.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.30% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Incorporated cities and towns

Fall in the forest.

Image:FallForest WV USA.JPG

Unincorporated communities

Other Geographic Features

Rivers

Mountains

Caves and caverns

National Natural Landmarks in Randolph County

Notable natives and residents

Coordinates: 38°47′N 79°52′W / 38.78, -79.87

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