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Harrison County, WV
The county was named for Benjamin Harrison, who was the father of President William Henry Harrison

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The county is in the Clarksburg metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 68,303. This was a decrease of  -.51% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,562
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrison County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Harrison County was $25,817. This was an increase of 21.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Clarksburg

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18% of Harrison County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrison County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Harrison County include Adamsville Cemetery, Adkinson Cemetery, Allen Cemetery, Ash Cemetery, Barnes Cemetery, Bartlett Cemetery, Bennett Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Boggess Cemetery, Bond Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Harrison County include Anmoore, Bridgeport, Clarksburg, Lost Creek, Lumberport, Nutter Fort, Salem, Shinnston, Stonewood, West Milford ... View communities

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Colleges in Harrison County include Salem International University ... View colleges

School districts in Harrison County include Harrison County Schools Dist ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Harrison County include Bridgeport, Clarksburg-Harrison, Lowe, Nutter Fort, Southern Area ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Harrison County include Clarksburg Exponent Telegram ... View newspapers

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Politics

Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrison County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Harrison County include Benedum

Hotels in Harrison County include Bridgeport Knights Inn, Days Inn, Holiday Inn-Bridgeport/Clarksburg, Sleep Inn, Super 8

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