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Welcome to Worthington ...

The town of Worthington is located in Marion County<1>.

The location of Worthington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Worthington has a population of 148 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Worthington.

Worthington is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Worthington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Worthington: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Worthington had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Worthington had a population of 158 people. This makes Worthington the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 158 people, the population of Worthington decreased 7.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 170 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Worthington.

Adding Worthington 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 Worthington 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 Worthington elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Worthington on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Worthington on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Worthington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Worthington - they are located in Florida (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (3), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Worthington.

Communities near Worthington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Worthington.

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Worthington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<7>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Worthington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Worthington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Worthington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
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    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<7>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<7>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Salem [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Worthington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>

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 Worthington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Worthington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Worthington. 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 Worthington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Worthington. See our Newspapers Page for Worthington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Worthington ...

Looking for more information about Worthington? 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 Worthington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Worthington.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Worthington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Worthington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Worthington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Worthington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Worthington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Worthington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4568, Longitude: -80.2635       In this case, the coordinates for Worthington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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