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Brooke County, WV
The county was named for Robert Brooke, Virginia governor

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The county is in the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 24,785. This was a decrease of  -2.60% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$32,981
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brooke County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Brooke County was $23,614. This was an increase of 22.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Wellsburg

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19% of Brooke County residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brooke County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Brooke County include Brooke Cemetery, Cross Creek Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Grove Cemetery, Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Lower Buffalo Cemetery, Saint John Cemetery, Wells Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Brooke County include Beech Bottom, Bethany, Follansbee, Hooverson Heights, Wellsburg, Windsor Heights ... View communities

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Colleges in Brooke County include Bethany College ... View colleges

School districts in Brooke County include Brooke County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Brooke County include Brooke County, Follansbee Public Library ... View libraries

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Brooke County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooke County political report.

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