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

The community of Elkins is the Seat for Randolph County.

Randolph County was founded in 1787 and was created by taking area from HarrisonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Randolph had a population of 28,390 people. This is an increase of 0.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,262 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Randolph represented 1.56% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 20th 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
201029,405+4.04%+3.58% since 2009
200928,390+0.45% 
200828,402+0.5%+0.11% since 2007
200728,371+0.39% 
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200028,262The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Elkins   6,9997,0320.47% decrease  
Beverly   6456510.92% decrease  
Mill Creek   6446622.72% decrease  
Womelsdorf   2492470.81% increase  
Huttonsville   2152170.92% decrease  

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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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