ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
COWEN COMMUNITY PROFILE
West Virginia > All counties > Webster County > Cowen
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Cowen, West Virginia, WV

Send us your Cowen photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Cowen
Blog about Cowen
Cowen map

Sponsored Ads

Cowen is a town in Webster County.

The community was named for John F. Cowen, railroad director

The latitude of Cowen is 38.409N. The longitude is -80.558W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,270 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 511.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$21,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cowen demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Historical Railroad Festival - July 23-29, 2007
  • Webster County Fair - Sept. 3-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cowen web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

Listed places near Cowen

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Cowen
Webster County
West Virginia
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Cowen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Webster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26206 ZIP code.

Cowen, WV locator map
(Also see local map below.)

Ancestry & family history

9% of Cowen residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cowen ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cowen was $10,893, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Cowen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Cowen festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



Fall foliage West Virginia fall color report
 National Forest foliage hotspots
 Foliage hotlines
Geocaching & geography
Government
Guides to Cowen
Health
Health
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cowen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $570.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Cowen include Cowen ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets
Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

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

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Cowen workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of West Virginia community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Cowen:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!