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

The community of Grantsville is the Seat for Calhoun County.

Calhoun County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from GilmerCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Calhoun had a population of 7,118 people. This is a decrease of 6.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,582 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Calhoun represented 0.42% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 50th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,627+0.59%+7.15% since 2009
20097,118-6.12%-1.48% since 2008
20087,225-4.71%-0.12% since 2007
20007,582The Last Census

More information can be found on the Calhoun County Census Page for Calhoun County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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