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West Van Voorhis, West Virginia

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Census Data for West Van Voorhis ...

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

While we don't have census information for West Van Voorhis, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Morgantown30,547   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
 Fairmont18,467   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Monongalia County ...

West Van Voorhis is located in Monongalia County.

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

Population Rings for West Van Voorhis ...

To help identify the number of people who live in West Van Voorhis and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on West Van Voorhis. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of West Van Voorhis, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]640,364+7.9%
10 mi   [16 km]842,515+7.24%
15 mi   [24 km]1549,135+5.82%
20 mi   [32 km]2890,683+1.88%
25 mi   [40 km]42108,660+1.29%
30 mi   [48 km]71149,427+0.4%

Miscellaneous Information for West Van Voorhis ...

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 Monongalia County or the community of West Van Voorhis:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to West Van Voorhis:

GNIS ID for West Van Voorhis: 1555956

GNIS ID for Monongalia County: 1550037

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

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: 061 (Monongalia County)

Place Code: 86140 (West Van Voorhis)

State & County Code: 54/061 (West Virginia / Monongalia County)

State & Place Code: 54/86140 (West Virginia / West Van Voorhis)

Misc. Census Codes ...

West Van Voorhis 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 West Van Voorhis.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Van Voorhis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in West Van Voorhis. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Van Voorhis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Van Voorhis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6854, Longitude: -79.9509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Van Voorhis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for West Van Voorhis.



 
 
 

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