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Moorefield is a town in Hardy County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Conrad Moore, land owner.

The latitude of Moorefield is 39.062N. The longitude is -78.969W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,409.


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Median household income
Local
$24,178
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Moorefield demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Hardy County Heritage Weekend - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Moorefield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lost River State Park
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Moorefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hardy 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 26836 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Moorefield residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moorefield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moorefield was $15,704, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Moorefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Moorefield include Moorefield Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Moorefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.


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

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The average commute time for Moorefield workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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