Richwood, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,024 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.3%
 
Males: 905  (44.7%)
Females: 1,119  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26261.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,175 (it was $21,620 in 2000)
Richwood:

$24,175
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,569 (it was $12,213 in 2000)

Richwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,927 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Richwood:

$37,927
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $500.

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  • Races in Richwood, WV (2010)

    Richwood races chart
    • 1,98096.5%White alone
    • 452.2%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Hispanic
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Richwood: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (25.9%), German (20.1%), English (11.8%), United States (9.9%), Italian (5.1%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 2240 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,196 people per square mile   (low).

Richwood,WV real estate house value index trend

Richwood, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Richwood:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richwood city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Richwood, West Virginia as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richwood to the number of sex offenders is 227 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $330 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $270 (0.9%)

Richwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (60.2 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (153.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (314.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fenwick, WV (1.6 miles) , Nettie, WV (2.9 miles ), Craigsville, WV (3.1 miles ), Camden-on-Gauley, WV (3.2 miles) , Cowen, WV (3.6 miles ), Quinwood, WV (3.8 miles ), Tioga, WV (3.9 miles) , Summersville, WV (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 80.54 W

Area code: 304

Richwood household income distribution Richwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Richwood (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (40.5 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (81.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 thefts (324.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (40.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 31.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Richwood (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (207.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 8.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -391 (-13.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Richwood, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Richwood-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 185.1 miles away from the city 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 226.1 miles away from Richwood center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 236.0 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 103.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Richwood center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.3 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 Nicholas County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Wayland Dean - Baseball player, Peter Brunette - Film critic, Clifton Skeen - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Richwood:

  • NICHOLAS COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (18 FOURTH STREET)
  • RICHWOOD HOSPITAL, D/P (75 AVENUE B)

Airports and heliports located in Richwood:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richwood:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 61 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 68 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 70 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Roanoke College (about 70 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 70 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 75 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)

Public high school in Richwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Richwood:

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Library in Richwood:

  • RICHWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,542; Location: 8 WHITE AVE.; 24,057 books; 599 audio materials; 534 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Richwood: Richwood Volunteer Fire Department (A), Redi Care Incorporated Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richwood include: Riverside Baptist Church (A), Richwood Presbyterian Church (B), Richwood Christian Church (C), LaFrank United Methodist Church (D), Holy Family Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), First Church of God (G), First Baptist Church of Richwood (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Laurel Creek (A), Spencer Run (B), South Fork Cherry River (C), North Fork Cherry River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cranberry Wilderness Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 1 Park Place).

Hotel: Four Seasons Lodge (55 East Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

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

RICHWOOD WATER DEPT (Address: 4 WHITE AVENUE , Population served: 2,940, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-27-2014, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2010)
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
USFS SUMMIT LAKE (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
USFS SUMMIT LAKE PARK (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS CRANBERRY LOWER 029 (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USFS CRANBERRY UPPER 0210 (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USFS BIG ROCK CAMPGROUND WELL 028 (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USFS WOODBINE PICNIC UPPER 027 (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS SUMMIT LAKE CAMPGROUND 0215 (Address: 932 NORTH FORK CHERRY ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.1%
(39.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% 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:  61.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Richwood, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Richwood compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Richwood (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Cherry River Plaza Branch at White Avenue And Railroad Street, branch established on 1978/08/14; Richwood Branch at 16 West Main Street, branch established on 1967/10/30. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Richwood, West Virginia:

  • Four Seasons Lodge, Marlinton Rd, Richwood, WV 26261 , Phone: (304) 846-4605
  • Four Seasons Lodge, RR 39/55 Marlinton Rd, Richwood, WV 26261 , Phone: (304) 846-4605
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Richwood, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richwood city (based on Nicholas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,09646
Evangelical Protestant3,09839
Catholic4402
Other12
None17,598-
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: 5
Nicholas County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Nicholas County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Nicholas County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nicholas County:

31.7%
West Virginia:

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

13.7%
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 1$3,370$40,4401$192
Other Government Administration 1$1,561$18,7321$1,211
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$769
Police Protection - Officers 1$8,756$105,0720$0
Streets and Highways 1$7,052$84,6240$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,827$57,9240$0
Local Libraries 2$6,677$40,0624$2,410
Totals for Government 7$32,243$55,2747$4,582

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.46% ($33,585 average AGI)
from Webster County, WV  0.45% ($36,250)
from Clay County, WV  0.25% ($23,045)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, WV  0.51% ($33,933 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.32% ($23,214)
to Webster County, WV  0.31% ($28,185)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richwood:

  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richwood:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
Richwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Richwood fatal accident list:

Oct 28, 2004 01:47 PM, Sr-39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 1997 11:55 AM, 39, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 11, 1991 01:00 PM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 1989 03:23 AM, 55, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 14, 1985 02:08 AM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 28, 1983 10:14 PM, 39, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $311,000Total costs
  • 1,620Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,035Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Grasshopper Knob 4.7 Mi Nne (Lat: 38.265944 Lon: -80.470639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPJW566
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2006, Expiration Date: 11/21/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2007, Certifier: Fred W Cox Sr
    Registrant: Two Way Radio Incoporated, Po Drawer 634, Wytheville, VA 24382, Fax: (540) 228-5053

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Route 7 & One Mile North Of (Lat: 38.236222 Lon: -80.540917), Call Sign: KVO441
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2005, Expiration Date: 08/16/2015
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • Lat: 38.189639 Lon: -80.409833, Call Sign: WQAX355
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 469.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: Pierre Boursse
    Registrant: Amta Spectrum Management Services, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2204, Fax: (703) 276-1169, Email:
  • Grasshopper Knob 4.7 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 38.265944 Lon: -80.470639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQGG357
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2007, Expiration Date: 01/09/2017, Certifier: Jeff K Newman
    Registrant: Two-Way Radio Inc, 435 Mussers Mill Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KO9454
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/1978, Expiration Date: 10/01/2011
    Registrant: R-S Broadcasting Company, Inc., 713 Main Street, Summerville, WV 26651

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Various Locations (Lat: 38.333444 Lon: -80.499806), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNN395
    Assigned Frequencies: 2459.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2018
    Registrant: Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission, 3600 Brookham Drive, Suite A, Grove City, OH 43123, Phone: (614) 277-1000, Fax: (614) 277-1010, Email:
  • WVAR Tower, 3 Miles North Of Richwood On Horse Ridge (Lat: 38.229944 Lon: -80.546694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQKP224
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Daniel Finch
    Registrant: Summit Media Broadcasting, LLC, 180 Main Street, Sutton, WV 26601, Phone: (304) 765-7373
  • RICHWOOD_USF, Chestnut Street, 1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 38.212056 Lon: -80.542694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: WQLB642
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2009, Expiration Date: 11/24/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • RICHWOOD CO, 72 E Main (Lat: 38.226778 Lon: -80.528139), Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WGX483
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2001
    Registrant: ! East Pratt Street 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202, Phone: (410) 736-7842, Fax: (410) 736-6365

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34042 , Serial Number: 2906, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Lloyd H Gwinn, 23 Green St, Richwood, WV 26261
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60227 , Serial Number: 15070156, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Tyler, Po Box 225, Richwood, WV 26261

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Richwood, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6574.0 years
John6174.9 years
Mary4581.1 years
William4373.5 years
Robert3468.9 years
Charles3274.1 years
George2476.3 years
Roy1773.0 years
Edith1573.3 years
Anna1575.3 years
Most common last names in Richwood, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3576.3 years
Spencer3078.1 years
Williams2774.9 years
Hinkle2575.2 years
Brown2373.9 years
Cutlip1778.5 years
Sparks1577.6 years
Green1483.9 years
Meadows1372.5 years
Bragg1377.3 years

Businesses in Richwood, WV

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
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