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

The community of Wheeling is the Seat for Ohio County.

Ohio County was founded in 1776.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ohio had a population of 44,015 people. This is a decrease of 7.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 47,427 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ohio represented 2.62% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 12th 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
201044,443-6.29%+0.97% since 2009
200944,015-7.19%-0.15% since 2008
200844,079-7.06%-0.54% since 2007
200047,427The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bethlehem   2,4782,6516.53% decrease  
West Liberty   1,2311,2200.9% increase  
Triadelphia   8008172.08% decrease  
Clearview   5455907.63% decrease  
Valley Grove   3944052.72% decrease  

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About West Virginia

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

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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