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Philippi is a city in Barbour County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the ancient Macedonian city.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in West Virginia named Philippi. For links to other places called Philippi, WV, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Philippi is 39.152N. The longitude is -80.04W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,302 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,822.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Philippi demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barbour 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 26416 ZIP code.
24% of Philippi residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Philippi ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Philippi was $12,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Philippi residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Philippi include Philippi Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Philippi, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $618.
Libraries in Philippi include Philippi ... View libraries
Barbour County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Philippi political report.
The average commute time for Philippi workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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