Wetzel County

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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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