Athens, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 967 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 474  (49.1%)
Females: 493  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  21.4 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 24712, 24740.

Athens Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,216 (it was $27,260 in 2000)
Athens:

$33,216
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,128 (it was $13,553 in 2000)

Athens town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,518 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Athens:

$147,518
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $667.

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  • Races in Athens, WV (2010)

    Athens races chart
    • 94590.2%White alone
    • 565.3%Black alone
    • 222.1%Asian alone
    • 151.4%Hispanic
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

Races in Athens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Athens: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.2%), German (17.7%), Irish (14.3%), Scottish (5.7%), Dutch (2.2%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2597 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 2,237 people per square mile   (low).

Athens,WV real estate house value index trend

Athens, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Athens:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 33.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athens town:

  • Never married: 71.6%
  • Now married: 21.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $642 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $494 (0.3%)

Athens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (59.0 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (114.1 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (363.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Princeton, WV (2.4 miles ), Oakvale, WV (2.6 miles) , Glen Lyn, VA (3.0 miles) , Lashmeet, WV (3.2 miles ), Rich Creek, VA (3.3 miles ), Peterstown, WV (3.5 miles ), Matoaka, WV (3.5 miles ), Narrows, VA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $97,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $67,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.42 N, Longitude: 81.01 W

Area code: 304

Athens household income distribution Athens home values distribution

Crime rates in Athens by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 12100
per 100,000 91.1182.091.70.00.0
Thefts 05200
per 100,000 0.0455.0183.50.00.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 5.727.712.30.00.0

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Crime rate in Athens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +359 (+48.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Athens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Athens, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Athens, West Virginia average temperatures Athens, West Virginia average precipitation Athens, West Virginia humidity Athens, West Virginia wind speed Athens, West Virginia snowfall Athens, West Virginia sunshine Athens, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Athens-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Athens town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 26.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Athens center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from Athens center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Athens:

  • VALLEY VIEW GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • H/S SOUTHERN HILLS REGIONAL REHAB (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • OLD BLUEFIELD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • CHURCH LANE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • PRINCETON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • RIVERVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RICH CREEK, VA)

Amtrak station near Athens:

  • 19 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Athens:

  • Concord University (Full-time enrollment: 2,698; Location: 100 Vermillion Street; Public; Website: www.concord.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Athens:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • New River Community College (about 29 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 33 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 33 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 36 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Roanoke College (about 54 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 56 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)

Public elementary/middle school in Athens:

  • Athens School (Students: 531; Location: ROUTE 20 STATE STREET; Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Athens

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Concord College is now Concord University

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Notable location: Athens Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Athens include: Athens Baptist Church (A), Athens United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Athens and their reported violations in the past:

ATHENS TOWN OF (Population served: 4,802, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.7%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
308 people in college/university student housing in 2010
333 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Athens compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Athens (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Athens Branch at 101 Vermillion Street, branch established on 2001/10/11. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Athens Branch at 202 State Street, branch established on 1905/01/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
West Virginia average:

11.3

Athens travel time to work - commute Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Athens town (based on Mercer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,020100
Mainline Protestant6,68351
Catholic1,5602
Other4865
Black Protestant957
Orthodox761
None36,344-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Mercer County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mercer County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Mercer County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

28.5%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,629$27,7740$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,606$31,2720$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$345
Solid Waste Management 1$2,599$31,1880$0
Sewerage 2$6,135$36,8100$0
Water Supply 5$13,616$32,6784$4,014
Totals for Government 11$29,585$32,2755$4,359

Athens government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($413.65)
    Sewerage: $186,000 ($192.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($49.64)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($39.30)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($38.26)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($21.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($3.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($47.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $32,000 ($33.09)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($20.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $216,000 ($223.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($40.33)

Athens government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $255,000 ($263.70)
    All Other: $94,000 ($97.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($21.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($22.75)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($20.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $444,000 ($459.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($3.10)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($46.54)

Athens government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $810,000 ($837.64)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $771,000 ($797.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $733,000 ($758.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $769,000 ($795.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($42.40)
    Other, NEC: $38,000 ($39.30)

Athens government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $550,000 ($568.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $216,000 ($223.37)

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tazewell County, VA  0.61% ($27,860 average AGI)
from McDowell County, WV  0.45% ($29,358)
from Raleigh County, WV  0.23% ($34,163)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Mercer County:

0.06%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tazewell County, VA  0.55% ($27,810 average AGI)
to McDowell County, WV  0.27% ($21,776)
to Raleigh County, WV  0.24% ($36,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens:

  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAEY (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMN (1050 AM; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, WV; Owner: WAMN, INC.)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens:

  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W244BB (96.7 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)

TV broadcast stations around Athens:

  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)

Athens fatal accident list:

May 31, 2013 04:57 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 37.48348, Lon: -80.99869, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 23, 2012 09:22 PM, I-77, Lat: 37.47934, Lon: -81.07348, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 2011 11:02 AM, I-77, Lat: 37.39244, Lon: -81.05921, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 2009 05:02 PM, Cr-7, Lat: 37.40764, Lon: -81.03519, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2008 06:56 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 37.42205, Lon: -81.01589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • David G Childress, Mercer County (Lat: 37.542278 Lon: -81.114361), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 2769631813, Dchildress@pegasustower.Com
  • Nathan Byrd, Mercer County (Lat: 37.542278 Lon: -81.114361), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 2769631813, Dchildress@pegasustower.Com
  • Edward G Roach, Mercer County (Lat: 37.542278 Lon: -81.114361), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6km N Of Sr 20 Near (Lat: 37.407889 Lon: -81.032306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPED373
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2005, Expiration Date: 05/11/2015, Certifier: Johnny K Pentasuglia
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Cove Branch, 460 Kraft Drive (Lat: 37.445833 Lon: -81.059639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQOS663
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Athens)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Athens

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Athens, WV
Most common first names in Athens, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1774.1 years
William1677.1 years
John1678.2 years
Mary1576.5 years
Charles1477.3 years
Robert1466.8 years
Thomas872.6 years
George877.5 years
Frank879.1 years
Ruth776.8 years
Most common last names in Athens, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White2471.8 years
Martin1774.6 years
Wiley1085.4 years
Thompson1074.4 years
Oxley979.1 years
Coburn869.0 years
Bowling777.9 years
Moore779.7 years
Phillips778.6 years
Ball667.2 years

Businesses in Athens, WV

  • CVS: 1
  • Jimmy John's: 1
  • Subway: 1
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