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Parkersburg, West Virginia
Welcome to Parkersburg ...
The location of Parkersburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Parkersburg has a population of 30,096 people<2> (see below for details).
Parkersburg is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Parkersburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Parkersburg: (304) & (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkersburg had a population of 31,492 people (or 36.22% of the total population of Wood County). This makes Parkersburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Parkersburg represents 1.7% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,492 people, the population of Parkersburg decreased 4.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 33,099 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Parkersburg had an population of 30,096 people. This is a decrease of 4.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.07% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Parkersburg.
Communities near Parkersburg ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Parkersburg and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Parkersburg.
Communities Also Named Parkersburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Parkersburg - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Parkersburg.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Parkersburg:
Websites for Parkersburg ...
Official Website: www.parkersburg-wv.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkersburg ...
Looking for more information about Parkersburg? 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 Parkersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Parkersburg.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Parkersburg: www.parkersburg-wv.com/
The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019