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Welcome to Junior ...

The town of Junior is located in Barbour County<1>.

The location of Junior has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junior has a population of 486 people<3> (see below for details).

Junior is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Junior: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junior had an population of 486 people. This is a decrease of 6.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junior had a population of 520 people. This makes Junior the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Junior represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 520 people, the population of Junior increased 15.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 450 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Junior.

Communities Also Named Junior ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Junior - it's located in Louisiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Junior.

Communities near Junior ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Junior.

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Junior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Junior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<7>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Junior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Junior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Junior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Junior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Junior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Junior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Junior. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Junior.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Junior. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Junior.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Junior. See our Newspapers Page for Junior.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junior ...

Looking for more information about Junior? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Junior, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Junior.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Junior.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junior - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Junior) 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 Junior. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Junior

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junior. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9782, Longitude: -79.9505       In this case, the coordinates for Junior have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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