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Census Data for Tygart ...

Although we found mention of Tygart during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Tygart. If you can help us locate Tygart, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Tygart has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Wood County ...

Tygart is located in Wood County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Wood County.

Miscellaneous Information for Tygart ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Wood County or the community of Tygart:

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 107 (Wood County)

Place Code: 81652 (Tygart)

State & County Code: 54/107 (West Virginia / Wood County)

State & Place Code: 54/81652 (West Virginia / Tygart)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Tygart is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Tygart.

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The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Tygart and then turned east". While Tygart could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Tygart as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Tygart could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another West Virginia community named Tygart.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tygart.