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

The community of Marlinton is the Seat for Pocahontas County.

Pocahontas County was founded in 1821.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pocahontas had a population of 8,418 people. This is a decrease of 7.81% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,131 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pocahontas represented 0.5% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 48th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,719-4.51%+3.58% since 2009
20098,418-7.81%-1.06% since 2008
20088,508-6.82%-0.91% since 2007
20078,586-5.97% 
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20009,131The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Marlinton   1,1901,2041.16% decrease  
Durbin   2372629.54% decrease  
Hillsboro   2232438.23% 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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