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

The community of Middlebourne is the Seat for Tyler County.

Tyler County was founded in 1814 and was created by taking area from OhioCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tyler had a population of 8,680 people. This is a decrease of 9.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,592 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tyler represented 0.53% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 47th 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
20109,208-4%+6.08% since 2009
20098,680-9.51%-2.13% since 2008
20088,869-7.54%-1.27% since 2007
20009,592The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Paden City   2,5602,86010.49% decrease  
Sistersville   1,3851,58812.78% decrease  
Middlebourne   7968708.51% decrease  
Friendly   14115911.32% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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