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Population in 2012: 1,118 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 500  (44.8%)
Females: 618  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26415.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,314 (it was $24,120 in 2000)
Pennsboro:

$28,314
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,820

Pennsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,761 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Pennsboro:

$66,761
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,149; Detached houses: $73,561; Mobile homes: $50,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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Pennsboro races chart
  • White alone - 1,142 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pennsboro: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (18.1%), United States (16.8%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pennsboro:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pennsboro city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 21.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Pennsboro, West Virginia as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pennsboro to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $398 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (73.9 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (314.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ellenboro, WV (2.2 miles ), Pullman, WV (2.6 miles) , Harrisville, WV (2.6 miles ), West Union, WV (3.2 miles ), Cairo, WV (3.4 miles ), Auburn, WV (3.8 miles) , St. Marys, WV (3.8 miles ), Middlebourne, WV (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 80.97 W

Area code: 304

Pennsboro household income distribution Pennsboro home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Pennsboro by Year
Type 2005 2011 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 011
per 100,000 0.085.386.1
Burglaries 300
per 100,000 251.00.00.0
Thefts 011
per 100,000 0.085.386.1
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 276.6) 18.020.921.1

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Crime rate in Pennsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
West Virginia average:

1.87

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Pennsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Pennsboro city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pennsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ritchie County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Oscar Lambert - Football and baseball player, John J. Cornwell - Politician, Frank Wilson Jr. - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 29, 1966).


Hospitals/medical centers near Pennsboro:

  • PINE VIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARRISVILLE, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Pennsboro, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennsboro:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 32 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,736)
  • Fairmont State University (about 46 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 60 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)
  • West Liberty University (about 64 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Hocking College (about 69 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • West Virginia State University (about 76 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)

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Notable locations in Pennsboro: Ritchie County Ambulance Authority Incorporated Station 41 (A), Pennsboro Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Masonic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Ritchie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

PENNSBORO COMMUNITY OF (Address: 422 MAIN STREET , Population served: 1323, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ELLENBORO-LAMBERTON PSD (Address: 422 MAIN STREET , Population served: 455, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.9%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pennsboro, WV

Pennsboro compared to West Virginia state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Pennsboro (2011 data):

  • Cornerstone Bank, Inc.: Pennsboro Branch at Route Number 2, branch established on 1989/01/03. Info updated 2006/12/18: Bank assets: $94.2 mil, Deposits: $78.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc.
  • Union Bank, Inc.: Pennsboro Branch at 214 Masonic Avenue, branch established on 1980/09/02. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $157.8 mil, headquarters in Middlebourne, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • West Union Bank: Pennsboro Branch at 101 Eagle Drive, branch established on 1989/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pennsboro travel time to work - commute


Pennsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pennsboro city (based on Ritchie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.49%
Here35.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents44.6%20.2%13.2%3.8%2.9%
Congregations53.7%11.1%14.8%1.9%1.9%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.8%2.7%2.4%2.2%5.3%
Congregations1.9%3.7%1.9%1.9%7.4%
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: 4
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ritchie County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Ritchie County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ritchie County:

11.1%
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
Other Government Administration 3$5,336$21,3440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$255
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,347$28,1640$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,108$18,6481$649
Sewerage 1$2,249$26,9880$0
Water Supply 1$2,119$25,4281$383
Totals for Government 8$15,159$22,7393$1,287

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $53,000 ($47.41)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($9.84)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $189,000 ($169.05)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($78.71)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($76.03)
    Financial Administration: $68,000 ($60.82)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($36.67)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($16.10)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($11.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($4.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($16.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $132,000 ($118.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($20.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $136,000 ($121.65)
    All Other: $76,000 ($67.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $53,000 ($47.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($36.67)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($16.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($184.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($2.68)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $159,000 ($142.22)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($7.16)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $530,000 ($474.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $389,000 ($347.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $509,000 ($455.28)
    Other, NEC: $357,000 ($319.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($28.62)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($18.78)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($26.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $499,000 ($446.33)

6.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Wood County, WV  1.20% ($24,149 average AGI)
from Pleasants County, WV  0.54% ($33,619)
from Harrison County, WV  0.51% ($19,600)


5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Wood County, WV  1.81% ($22,479 average AGI)
to Pleasants County, WV  0.38% ($28,133)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.26% ($32,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pennsboro:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pennsboro:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WRSG (91.5 FM; MIDDLEBOURNE, WV; Owner: TYLER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W265AL (100.9 FM; HARRISVILLE, WV; Owner: RALPH E. MATHENY, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Pennsboro:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)

Pennsboro fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2011 11:17 AM, Us-50, Sr-74, Lat: 39.27192222, Lon: -80.95788611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 2010 04:44 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.27031111, Lon: -80.95018056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 2009 03:25 AM, Us-50, Bunnells Run Rd, Lat: 39.27391667, Lon: -80.99000833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1998 02:47 PM, Sr-74, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1980 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 4, 1980 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 1979 00:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $2,150,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 108
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 1,650

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pennsboro)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2/10 Mi N Sr 50.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.277306 Lon: -81.000111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPJR389
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 09/18/2016, Certifier: Jennie M Burdette
    Registrant: Lloyd Hoff Holding Corp, 6801 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Phone: (304) 464-5670, Fax: (304) 464-4146, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • .5 Mi N Int Cr 74 & Old Us 50 (Lat: 39.291750 Lon: -80.969278), Call Sign: KYU763, Licensee ID: L00878331
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/1999, Expiration Date: 08/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2004
    Registrant: Ritchie Co Emergency Squad Inc, Pennsboro, WV 26415, Phone: (304) 659-3174
  • .5 N Of Rt 50 1 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.277306 Lon: -81.000111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPBT913
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 8.6 Km Ne Of Int Hwy 50 And 74 (Lat: 39.320639 Lon: -80.877611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WPMV748
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr
    Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • CITY BUILDING, 422 Main St (Lat: 39.285222 Lon: -80.968194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPVB327
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/11/2022, Certifier: Mary J Allen
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Ste. 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • MAIN PSAP, 4317 Lamberton Rd (Lat: 39.282472 Lon: -80.988000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WPWY534, Licensee ID: L00120895
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.275 MHz, 159.090 MHz, 460.275 MHz, 155.415 MHz, 155.190 MHz, 155.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Ron L Barniak
    Registrant: Ritchie County Sheriffs Dept.
  • INDUSTRIAL PARK, 1.8 Mile Sw Pennsboro,Wv 900 Ft N Of Us Rt 50 (Lat: 39.276472 Lon: -81.000139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WPXQ814, Licensee ID: L00621078
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.875 MHz, 154.400 MHz, 156.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 05/22/2023, Certifier: John A Hatfield
    Registrant: Central Communications, Inc, 4317 Lamberton Rd., Pennsboro, WV 26415, Phone: (304) 659-3770, Fax: (304) 659-3772, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STANLEY, 5.4 Ne Int Us Hwy 50 & Sr 74 (Lat: 39.320611 Lon: -80.877583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WNEX896
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr
    Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4011, Fax: (202) 955-7719, Email:
  • PENNSBORO, 1.8 Mile Sw Pennsboro,Wv 900 Ft N Of Us Rt 50 (Lat: 39.276472 Lon: -81.000139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQNX204
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6887.50 MHz, 6937.50 MHz, 6912.50 MHz, 6962.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz... (+39 more)
    Grant Date: 06/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/23/2021, Certifier: Joe Gonzales
    Registrant: West Virginia Office Of Emergency Medical Services, 190 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Phone: (304) 581-2900, Fax: (304) 285-3148, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • West Of Rd 119 Spring Run Road (Lat: 39.277000 Lon: -80.969806), Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: KNKP688
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green
    Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pennsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1771A , Serial Number: 22-498, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark G Hall, 1791 River Rd, Pennsboro, WV 26415, Other Owners: Kathllen M Hall
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 283T , Serial Number: 18-2397, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Terry A Hall, Rr 1 Po Box 1390, Pennsboro, WV 26415
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3371F , Serial Number: 18257371, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): River Road International Inc, Po Box 139d, Pennsboro, WV 26415
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 269C-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72LP , Serial Number: 0152, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Mid Atlantic Motor Sports Inc, 872 River Rd, Pennsboro, WV 26415


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Pennsboro


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pennsboro, WV

Most common first names in Pennsboro, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3475.2 years
Mary3376.3 years
John2578.9 years
William2071.3 years
Charles1573.4 years
Robert1264.8 years
George1176.8 years
Paul1174.3 years
Harry1172.2 years
Carl1075.6 years
Most common last names in Pennsboro, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5173.4 years
Collins2179.9 years
Davis1977.2 years
Mccullough1877.6 years
Taylor1871.3 years
Wilson1784.8 years
Dotson1785.5 years
Smith1478.9 years
Bunner1375.5 years
Markle1374.5 years

Businesses in Pennsboro, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 2
  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Subway: 1

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