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Welcome to Barrackville ...

The town of Barrackville is located in Marion County<1>.

The location of Barrackville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barrackville has a population of 1,279 people<3> (see below for details).

Barrackville is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Barrackville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Barrackville: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barrackville had an population of 1,279 people. This is a decrease of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barrackville had a population of 1,302 people. This makes Barrackville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Barrackville represents 0.07% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,302 people, the population of Barrackville increased 1.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,288 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Barrackville.

Communities near Barrackville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Barrackville.

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Barrackville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<7>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Barrackville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Barrackville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Barrackville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westover [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<7>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
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    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<7>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
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      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<7>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairchance
      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Barrackville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairchance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barrackville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barrackville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barrackville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Barrackville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barrackville. See our Newspapers Page for Barrackville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barrackville ...

Looking for more information about Barrackville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Barrackville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barrackville.

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About Marion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barrackville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barrackville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barrackville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barrackville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barrackville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barrackville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrackville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5014, Longitude: -80.1697       In this case, the coordinates for Barrackville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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