Clarksburg, West Virginia
Welcome to Clarksburg ...
The city of Clarksburg is located in Harrison County and is the County Seat for Harrison County.
From the Census Estimates for 2016, Clarksburg has a population of 16,035 people<1> (see below for details).
Clarksburg is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Clarksburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Clarksburg: (304) and (681)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksburg had a population of 16,578 people (which is 23.99% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Clarksburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Clarksburg represents 0.89% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,578 people, the population of Clarksburg has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,743 people).
Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Clarksburg had an population of 16,035 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.23% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Clarksburg ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Clarksburg and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clarksburg.
Communities Also Named Clarksburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Clarksburg - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clarksburg.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clarksburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarksburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarksburg. Our list includes 32 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clarksburg:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarksburg ...
Looking for more information about Clarksburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clarksburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Clarksburg.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Clarksburg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.