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Clarksburg, West Virginia
Welcome to Clarksburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clarksburg has a population of 15,225 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clarksburg.
Clarksburg is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Clarksburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Clarksburg: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Clarksburg: 26301<5>
Websites for Clarksburg ...
Official Website: www.clarksburg.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksburg had an population of 15,225 people. This is a decrease of 8.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.07% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarksburg.
Adding Clarksburg to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Clarksburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Clarksburg elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Clarksburg on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clarksburg on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Clarksburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clarksburg.
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 Clarksburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarksburg.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clarksburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarksburg. Our list includes 32 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clarksburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clarksburg.
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The official website for Clarksburg: www.clarksburg.com/
The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021