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Where is McDowell County, West Virginia?

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McDowell County is a county equivalent area found in West Virginia, USA. The county government of McDowell is found in the county seat of Welch.

With a total 1,385.38 sq. km of land and water area, McDowell County, West Virginia is the 2054th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 20,448 people, McDowell County has a total 11127 households earning 22252 on average per year.

McDowell County, West Virginia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 54047
Area Codes 304
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Welch (population: 3,724), Iaeger (population: 1,745), Northfork (population: 1,625), War (population: 1,459), Jolo (population: 1,054), Bradshaw (population: 920), Davy (population: 894), Gary (population: 771), Kimball (population: 764), Panther (population: 755)
Land Area 7,895 sq miles
Water Area 534 sq miles
Household Income $22,252
Housing Units 11,127
Median Home Value $35,000
High School Grads 63% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 6% of population
Retail Spending $5,664 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $6,926 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.