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West Virginia County Map and Population List in Excel

GENERAL INFO

The US state West Virginia (WV) is the 38th largest state by population and 41st biggest state by area. West Virginia has 55 counties ranking it the 29th state with the most counties in USA. See below some basic information about the state:

Country:United States
State:West Virginia
Abbreviation:WV
Capital:Charleston
Largest City:Charleston
Population:1,792,147
Population rank in US:38th
Total Area [mi²]:24,230
Total Area [km²]:62,755
Area rank in US:41st
Number of Counties:55

WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY POPULATION DENSITY MAP

If you want to show data distributon per geographical area, density maps (or heat maps) are a great way to achieve this. For example, here is a West Virginia Population Density Map per County:

West Virginia County Population Density Map

We have prepared this easily with West Virginia County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

We have prepared this easily with West Virginia County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

WEST VIRGINIA COUNTIES LIST

Below are 55 West Virginia counties ranked by population information. The data is from the US Census Bureau. Note that, these are ZCTA (Zip Code Tabulation Area) codes which means they have geographical area and population. PO Boxes and military codes are excluded.You can copy and paste this list directly into your spreadsheet.
(Top 10 counties shown. To expand the list, simply click on the “show more” button)

RankCountyPopulation
1Kanawha County178,124
2Berkeley County119,171
3Monongalia County105,612
4Cabell County91,945
5Wood County83,518
6Raleigh County73,361
7Harrison County67,256
8Mercer County58,758
9Jefferson County57,146
10Putnam County56,450
11Marion County56,072
12Fayette County42,406
13Ohio County41,411
14Wayne County39,402
15Greenbrier County34,662
16Preston County33,432
17Logan County32,019
18Marshall County30,531
19Hancock County28,810
20Randolph County28,695
21Jackson County28,576
22Mineral County26,868
23Mason County26,516
24Nicholas County24,496
25Upshur County24,176
26Mingo County23,424
27Hampshire County23,175
28Brooke County21,939
29Boone County21,457
30Lincoln County20,409
31Wyoming County20,394
32Morgan County17,884
33McDowell County17,624
34Taylor County16,695
35Barbour County16,441
36Lewis County15,907
37Wetzel County15,065
38Braxton County13,957
39Hardy County13,776
40Roane County13,688
41Monroe County13,275
42Summers County12,573
43Grant County11,568
44Ritchie County9,554
45Tyler County8,591
46Clay County8,508
47Doddridge County8,448
48Pocahontas County8,247
49Webster County8,114
50Gilmer County7,823
51Pleasants County7,460
52Calhoun County7,109
53Pendleton County6,969
54Tucker County6,839
55Wirt County5,821

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA COUNTIES

What is the largest county in West Virginia?

Out of the 55 counties in West Virginia, Kanawha County is the largest by population. Randolph County is the largest by land area.

What is the smallest county in West Virginia?

Wirt County is the smallest West Virginia county by population. Hancock County is the smallest by size.

What is the richest county in the state of West Virginia?

In terms of economics and average income level, Jefferson County is the richest West Virginia county.

What is the poorest county in West Virginia?

McDowell County is the poorest West Virginia county.

WEST VIRGINIA COUNTIES MAP PDF

We have prepared West Virginia county density map by population as a downloadable PDF.

West Virginia County Population Density MapYou can download the PDF for free from the link below:

West Virginia County Density Map PDF

VIDEO: HOW TO PAINT WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY MAP WITH YOUR DATA

Check the video below to see how we use our West Virginia County Map Excel Template to visualize any data over West Virginia counties.

CREATE YOUR WEST VIRGINIA DENSITY MAP IN 3 STEPS!

We have built the easiest West Virginia Heat Map Maker in the universe! It works fully in Excel:

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 1 Tin 1. DATA INPUT

Copy-Paste or input your values into our Excel template

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 2 Tin 2. SET OPTIONS

Customize the settings according to your preferences

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 3 Tin 3. CREATE YOUR MAP

Click the PAINT button to reflect your data onto the map

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here is a list of useful links which we think can be helpful whether you work on data visualization or make research about West Virginia state and West Virginia counties.

Data Source for Population and many other US related data:
https://www.census.gov

Wikipedia Page for List of West Virginia Counties:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_West_Virginia

Official Website of the State of West Virginia:
https://www.wv.gov

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