Tucker County

Tucker County, West Virginia

215 1st St Suite 3
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone: (304) 478-2414
Fax: (304) 478-2217
www.canaanvalley.org

In eastern WV, southeast of Clarksburg; organized Mar 7, 1856 from Randolph County. Name Origin: For Capt. Henry Saint George Tucker (1780-1848), cavalry officer in the War of 1812, U.S. representative from VA (1815-19), and president of the VA court of appeals (1831-41)

Area (sq mi):: 421.11 (land 418.87; water 2.24) Population per square mile: 16.60
Population 2005: 6,943 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.20%; 1990-2000 -5.30% Population 2000: 7,321 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,349; median household $26,250; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,738-$21,831
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Once completed in spring 2020, we look forward to welcoming visitors to Tucker County as an outdoor recreation destination for hunting, fishing, hiking, watching wildlife, and enjoying nature.
Lacey Dent serves on the board of West Virginians for Life and heads up a county chapter in Tucker County, West Virginia.
Vice chairman of the Tucker County Solid Waste Authority Matt Quattro told Authority members he finally got a lawyer to call him back from the West Virginia Attorney General's Office regarding the legality of Tucker County SWA's proposed purchase of Tygart Valley Transfer Inc.
Western Pocahontas Properties, LP, and WPP, LLC, (collectively, WP) own several tracts of mineable land in Tucker County, West Virginia.
The AML North Award went to Eastern Arrow of Tucker County, and the AML South honor went to Garden Ground Highwalls of Fayette County.
A third storm-related death occurred in Tucker County, where a 40-year-old woman was killed when her car smashed into a cement truck Monday, according to the AP.
He is a life-long West Virginia resident and native of Tucker County and currently lives in Charleston.
Bat studies have been conducted in nearby managed forests, including the Fernow Experimental Forest (Tucker County; 13), the Monongahela National Forest (Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, and Tucker counties), and the Mead Westvaco Ecosystem Research Forest (Randolph County; 10, 14, 15).
The federal government paid more than $225,000 to the Tucker County Commission and the Tucker County Board of Education in payments for 101,000 acres of federally owned land.
The scope of work for this project includes designing, grading, and draining approximately 4.13 miles, which will eventually become new, partially controlled access roadway from the US Route 219 Connector to the WV Route 72 Interchange in Tucker County.
In Northern Appalachia, a longwall move at the Mountain View underground mine in Tucker County, W.Va., during the fourth quarter resulted in lower coal sales volumes compared to the corresponding 2010 quarter.
Funding will support the West Virginia Department of Transportation with two specific projects: a bypass around Berkeley Springs that includes construction of the Fairview Connector; and the construction of approximately 10 miles of a four-lane expressway in Tucker County as part of the Appalachian Development Highway System.