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So far, we have found very little information about Carricks Ford. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We believe that Carricks Ford was located in Tucker County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Carricks Ford to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Carricks Ford - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Carricks Ford, please Contact Us.




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Our information shows that the community of Carricks Ford is historic.

Typical Abbreviation: Carricks Frd.

Time Zone: The area where Carricks Ford was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (304), (681)<2>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Carricks Ford

GNIS ID:   1689319
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Carricks Ford)


About Tucker County

The community of Parsons is the County Seat for Tucker County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Mineral)

Population

2016:<3>     6,926   (3.01% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     7,141   (2.46% decrease since 2000)
2000:     7,321

Total Area:<4>   421.1 sq. miles [1,090.5 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   5,346

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Tucker

GNIS ID:   1689423
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Carricks Ford)


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2016:     1,831,102   (1.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.com/
Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm
Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Carricks Ford)

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Carricks Ford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Carricks Ford.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Carricks Ford. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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