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

The community of Parsons is the Seat for Tucker County.

Tucker County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from RandolphCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tucker had a population of 6,812 people. This is a decrease of 6.95% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,321 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tucker represented 0.4% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 53rd 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
20107,141-2.46%+4.83% since 2009
20096,812-6.95%-0.41% since 2008
20086,840-6.57%+0.15% since 2007
20007,321The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Parsons   1,3641,4636.77% decrease  
Davis   5786247.37% decrease  
Thomas   54645220.8% increase  
Hendricks   3173190.63% decrease  
Hambleton   2412462.03% 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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