Follansbee, West Virginia

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Population in 2012: 2,956 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 1,402  (47.5%)
Females: 1,554  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26035, 26037.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,914 (it was $30,818 in 2000)
Follansbee:

$43,914
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,188 (it was $16,824 in 2000)

Follansbee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,860 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Follansbee:

$95,860
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $110,827; Detached houses: $110,461; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,319; In 2-unit structures: $153,815; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,560; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,480

Median gross rent in 2012: $543.

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  • White alone - 2,893 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Follansbee: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (28.6%), Irish (17.0%), German (15.7%), English (10.0%), United States (4.2%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,668 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Follansbee,WV real estate house value index trend

Follansbee, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Follansbee:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Follansbee city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

71 residents are foreign born (0.5% North America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.4%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Follansbee, West Virginia as of January 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Follansbee to the number of sex offenders is 370 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $661 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $427 (0.6%)

Follansbee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (33.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hooverson Heights, WV (1.0 miles ), Mingo Junction, OH (1.1 miles ), Steubenville, OH (1.7 miles ), Wellsburg, WV (2.0 miles ), Brilliant, OH (2.2 miles ), Pottery Addition, OH (2.3 miles ), New Alexandria, OH (2.3 miles ), Weirton, WV (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 80.59 W

Area code: 304

Follansbee household income distribution Follansbee home values distribution

Crime rates in Follansbee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.033.30.00.00.00.00.035.00.0
Robberies 00112011000
per 100,000 0.00.032.833.366.40.034.635.20.00.00.0
Assaults 56321124522
per 100,000 161.1193.398.366.733.233.669.1140.9176.769.966.9
Burglaries 1112101431091381213
per 100,000 354.4386.6327.5466.799.5336.2311.1457.9282.8419.4434.8
Thefts 172520169171526181512
per 100,000 547.7805.4655.1533.3298.6571.6518.5915.8636.3524.3401.3
Auto thefts 23350125061
per 100,000 64.496.698.3166.70.033.669.1176.10.0209.733.4
Arson 00030220100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0100.00.067.269.10.035.30.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 86.5108.789.0120.746.857.474.3125.082.9112.264.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Follansbee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -211 (-6.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Follansbee, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Follansbee-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Follansbee city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.5 miles away from the city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Follansbee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Follansbee center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.3 miles away from Follansbee center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 232.1 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 Brooke County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Follansbee topographic map

Birthplace of: Lou Holtz - College football coach, Dave Augustine - Baseball player, Tony Leon (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Follansbee:

  • REM-WV, INC., ROCKDALE ROAD (131 ROCKDALE ROAD)
  • REM-WV, INC., WOODCREST DRIVE (201 WOODCREST DRIVE)
  • TRI COUNTY HM HLTH AGENCY INC (800 MAIN ST)
  • BRIGHTWOOD CENTER (840 LEE ROAD)

Amtrak station near Follansbee:

  • 20 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Follansbee:

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 4 miles; Steubenville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,572)
  • West Liberty University (about 12 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 23 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 24 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Public elementary/middle schools in Follansbee:

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

Churches in Follansbee include: Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (A), First Christian Church (B), First Methodist Church (C), First United Presbyterian Church (D), Free Methodist Church (E), Italian Christian Church (F), Saint Anthonys Roman Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alleghany Steel Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ohio Valley Amusement (Arcades & Amusements; 946 Main St).

Brooke 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 2012 was 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468

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

FOLLANSBEE HOOVERSON HEIGHTS (Population served: 5035, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FOLLANSBEE CITY OF (Population served: 2363, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Follansbee compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Follansbee (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Follansbee Branch at 955 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Follansbee Branch at 1409 Main Street, branch established on 1935/06/22. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Follansbee city (based on Brooke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.28%
Here: 39.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents35.3%11.3%10.6%8.6%8.5%
Congregations4.7%14.0%14.0%7.0%9.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents6.7%4.3%2.8%2.2%9.7%
Congregations7.0%7.0%9.3%2.3%25.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Brooke County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooke County:

30.2%
West Virginia:

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

14.5%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,642$26,5680$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,107
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,474$43,6700$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$759
Firefighters 0$0 1$272
Streets and Highways 19$42,066$26,5680$0
Sewerage 2$6,089$36,5340$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 50$23,911
Water Supply 5$11,070$26,5680$0
Totals for Government 36$91,341$30,44755$26,049

4.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200528,790 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, WV  0.85% ($26,128 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.49% ($26,244)
from Ohio County, WV  0.42% ($29,923)


5.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200629,986 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hancock County, WV  1.14% ($25,757 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.70% ($27,662)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.38% ($34,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Follansbee:

  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)
  • WEIR (1430 AM; 1 kW; WEIRTON, WV)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Follansbee:

  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Follansbee:

  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Follansbee, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Follansbee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Follansbee)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 40.266750 Lon: -80.616472, Call Sign: WPAB643
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHz, 453.737 MHz, 458.037 MHz, 458.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022
    Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:
  • Follansbee Water Tower E Parkview (Lat: 40.334778 Lon: -80.548694), Call Sign: KNHM260, Licensee ID: L00789448
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz, 39.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014
    Registrant: City Of Follansbee, Fire Dept, Follansbee, WV 26037, Phone: (304) 527-2323, Fax: (304) 527-2354
  • End Of Duqensne St 500 W Of Wv Rt 2 (Lat: 40.321444 Lon: -80.597028), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPGS534, Licensee ID: L00789448
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2005, Expiration Date: 03/09/2015
    Registrant: City Of Follansbee, Follansbee, WV 26037, Phone: (304) 527-1330, Fax: (304) 527-2615
  • Lat: 40.343917 Lon: -80.608111, Call Sign: KJO423
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.110 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/05/2015, Certifier: Harry Page
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5668, Fax: (202) 457-6482
  • Lat: 40.347278 Lon: -80.610639, Call Sign: KQB398
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.380 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015, Certifier: Harry Page
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5668, Fax: (202) 457-6482
  • Coke Plant Rt 2 (Lat: 40.347278 Lon: -80.623417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: KRK780
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 03/16/2014, Certifier: Daniel Amidon
    Registrant: Lauttamus Communications, P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:
  • Rt 2 (Lat: 40.340333 Lon: -80.606472), Call Sign: WZZ837
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/1994, Expiration Date: 09/18/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000
    Registrant: Koppers Company Inc, Rt 2, Follansbee, WV 26037, Phone: (304) 529-0110

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.8 Miles North Of Follansbee, Wv; North Side Of Archer Hill (Lat: 40.367000 Lon: -80.589778), Call Sign: KNKL577
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Follansbee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2152R , Serial Number: 18255352, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Marshall, 517 Lynn St, Follansbee, WV 26037

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Follansbee

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Follansbee, WV
Businesses in Follansbee, WV
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Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Curves1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1UPS1
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