A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Poca, West Virginia
Welcome to Poca ...
The location of Poca has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Poca has a population of 974 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Poca.
Poca is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Poca lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Poca: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poca had an population of 974 people (or a decrease of 3.85% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Poca had a population of 974 people. This makes Poca the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Poca represents 0.05% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 974 people, the population of Poca decreased 3.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,013 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Poca.
Adding Poca 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 Poca 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 Poca elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Poca on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Poca ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Poca.
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 Poca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Poca.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Poca. 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 Poca.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Poca. See our Newspapers Page for Poca.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poca ...
Looking for more information about Poca? 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 Poca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Poca.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021