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Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, in the Wheeling metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Indian mounds found here.
The latitude of Moundsville is 39.920N. The longitude is -80.743W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,745.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Moundsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marshall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wheeling area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26041 ZIP code.
17% of Moundsville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moundsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moundsville was $13,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Moundsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Moundsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $251. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $556.
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Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moundsville political report.
The average commute time for Moundsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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