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Wood County, WV
The county was named for James Wood, VA governor

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The county is in the Parkersburg-Marietta metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 87,100. This was a decrease of  -1.01% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$33,285
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wood County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Wood County was $25,105. This was an increase of 18.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 81% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Parkersburg

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Wood County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wood County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Wood County include Amos Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, Arlington Memorial Gardens, Barnes Cemetery, Big Tygart Cemetery, Big Tygart Cemetery, Blair Cemetery, Boso Cemetery, Boso Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Wood County include Boaz, Mineralwells, North Hills, Parkersburg, Vienna, Williamstown ... View communities

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Colleges in Wood County include Ohio Valley College, West Virginia University at Parkersburg ... View colleges

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

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Libraries

Libraries in Wood County include Parkersburg/Wood County, South Parkersburg, Vienna, Waverly, Williamstown ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wood County include Parkersburg News & Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Airports in Wood County include Wood County Airport

Hotels in Wood County include Amerihost Inn, Blennerhassett Hotel, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn, Knights Inn, Motel 6, Wingate Inn

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