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Monongah, West Virginia
Welcome to Monongah ...
The location of Monongah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monongah has a population of 1,149 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Monongah.
Monongah is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Monongah lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Monongah: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monongah had an population of 1,149 people. This is an increase of 10.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monongah had a population of 1,044 people. This makes Monongah the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Monongah represents 0.06% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,044 people, the population of Monongah increased 11.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 939 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monongah.
Adding Monongah to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Monongah in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Monongah elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monongah on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monongah on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Monongah ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monongah.
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 Monongah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monongah.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monongah. 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 Monongah.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monongah. See our Newspapers Page for Monongah.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monongah ...
Looking for more information about Monongah? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Monongah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monongah.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monongah. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021