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Buckhannon, West Virginia
Welcome to Buckhannon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Buckhannon has a population of 5,529 people<1> (see below for details).
Buckhannon is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Buckhannon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Buckhannon: (304) & (681)<3>
The ZIP code for Buckhannon: 26201<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Buckhannon had a population of 5,639 people (or 23.25% of the total population of Upshur County). This makes Buckhannon the county's most populous community.
The population of Buckhannon represents 0.3% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,639 people, the population of Buckhannon decreased 1.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,725 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Buckhannon had an population of 5,529 people. This is a decrease of 1.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.42% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Buckhannon.
Communities near Buckhannon ...
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Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Buckhannon and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
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Websites for Buckhannon ...
Official Website: www.ci.buckhannon.wv.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckhannon ...
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The official website for Buckhannon: www.ci.buckhannon.wv.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019