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Welcome to Monongah ...

The town of Monongah is located in Marion County<1>.

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).

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

Area codes for Monongah: (304) & (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 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 (with a count of 939 people).

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

Communities near Monongah ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Monongah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<7>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Monongah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<7>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Monongah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Monongah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grafton [Taylor County]
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      • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<7>
    • Westover [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<7>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<7>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<7>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Monongah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, 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 Monongah.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monongah - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Monongah) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monongah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4597, Longitude: -80.2182       In this case, the coordinates for Monongah 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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