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

The community of Moundsville is the Seat for Marshall County.

Marshall County was founded in 1835 and was created by taking area from OhioCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marshall had a population of 32,556 people. This is a decrease of 8.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,519 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marshall represented 1.96% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 16th 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
201056,418+58.84%+73.3% since 2009
200932,556-8.34%-0.88% since 2008
200832,844-7.53%-1.16% since 2007
200035,519The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Marshall County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Marshall County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wheeling   28,80531,4198.32% decrease  
Moundsville   9,0559,9989.43% decrease  
McMechen   1,7071,93711.87% decrease  
Benwood   1,4151,58510.73% decrease  
Glen Dale   1,3811,55211.02% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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