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Census Data for Harper ...

As far as we can tell, Harper has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Harper, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,263 people. This represents a 10.3% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,408 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 15,940 people. This represents a 9.5% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 17,614 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<3>
  • Lester [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
    • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 314 people. This represents a 9.77% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 348 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
  • Sophia [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
    • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,231 people. This represents a 8.41% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,344 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<3>
  • Pax [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pax
    • Pax [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 152 people. This represents a 8.98% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 167 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax
  • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,274 people. This represents a 9.9% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,414 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<3>
  • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodell
    • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 160 people. This represents a 7.51% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 173 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodell
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Harper
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 8,098 people. This represents a 4.76% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 7,730 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<3>
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    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmond
      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 4 people. This represents a 20% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 5 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<3>
    • Mullens [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullens
      • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,325 people. This represents a 15.01% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,559 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<3>
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 2,720 people. This represents a 5.95% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 2,892 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<3>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesville
      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 427 people. This represents a 16.93% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 514 people.
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<3>
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,204 people. This represents a 13.63% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,394 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<3>
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 574 people. This represents a 14.07% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 668 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<3>
    • Sylvester [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvester
      • Sylvester [Boone County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Harper
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 136 people. This represents a 15% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 160 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvester<3>

Raleigh County ...

Harper is located in Raleigh County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Raleigh County.

Miscellaneous Information for Harper ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Raleigh County or the community of Harper:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Harper:
    • GNIS ID for Harper: 1558366
    • GNIS ID for Raleigh County: 1550047
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Harper is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Harper.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harper. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harper) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harper. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7987, Longitude: -81.2612    
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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