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Petersburg is a city in Grant County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Petersburg is 38.992N. The longitude is -79.124W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,585.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Petersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant 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 26847 ZIP code.
31% of Petersburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Petersburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Petersburg was $19,642, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Petersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Petersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $760.
Libraries in Petersburg include Moomau ... View libraries
Newspapers in Petersburg include Grant County Press
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WAUA.
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Petersburg political report.
The average commute time for Petersburg workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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