Wetzel County

Wetzel County, West Virginia

PO Box 156
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Phone: (304) 455-8224
Fax: (304) 455-5256

In north WV below its northern panhandle, south of Wheeling; organized Jan 10, 1846 from Tyler County. Name Origin: For Lewis Wetzel (1764-1808), an Indian fighter and scout

Area (sq mi):: 361.37 (land 359.22; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 47.70
Population 2005: 17,117 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 -8.10% Population 2000: 17,693 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,818; median household $30,935; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,830-$23,393
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The MVP would transport the abundant supply of Marcellus and Utica natural gas, commencing in Wetzel County, West Virginia and traversing south through 11 counties in West Virginia, southeast through six counties in Virginia, and ending in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
The company said the concerned land "complements the Companys adjacent operation in Wetzel County, West Virginia" and offers "500 undeveloped locations that are expected to have an average lateral length of 5,600 feet.
2 billion pipe line would stretch 300 miles from Wetzel County, Wy to Southside, VA.
Members of the Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority approached the county commissioners regarding the disposal of drilling waste in the Wetzel County Landfill.
Hogbin said he filed a protest in the case asking for a public hearing on the Wetzel County landfill's request, given concerns about general oversight of the new waste stream.
The contract includes a present mineral leasehold position currently owned by both companies and located in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
He then opened a large family practice in New Martinsville and delivered many babies at Wetzel County Hospital until he retired in 2005.
a small town in Wetzel County, which is the same place I was born.
According to the company, the Ohio Valley Connector utilises two new compressor stations with approximately 40,000 hp combined: the Corona Station in Wetzel County, West Virginia and the Plasma Station in Monroe County, Ohio.
The deal includes 33,000 net acres of core Marcellus leasehold in Wetzel County, WV, establishing a new platform for development and consolidation with stacked pay potential for the dry Utica.
The acquisition, which is primarily sited in Wetzel, Tyler, and Harrison Counties of West Virginia, adds a sizeable amount of acreage within EQTs core development area and complements the company's adjacent operations in Wetzel County, West Virginia.