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Weirton, West Virginia
Welcome to Weirton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Weirton has a population of 18,685 people<1> (see below for details).
Weirton was established in 1947.
The community of Weirton was originally named Hollidays Cove.
Weirton is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Weirton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Weirton: (304) & (681)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Weirton had a population of 19,746 people (or 64.37% of the total population of Hancock County). This makes Weirton the county's most populous community.
The population of Weirton represents 1.07% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,746 people, the population of Weirton decreased 3.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,411 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Weirton had an population of 18,685 people. This is a decrease of 5.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Weirton.
Communities near Weirton ...
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To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Weirton.
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Websites for Weirton ...
Official Website: www.cityofweirton.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weirton ...
Looking for more information about Weirton? 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 Weirton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Weirton.
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The official website for Weirton: www.cityofweirton.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Jan 2019