Rowlesburg, West Virginia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%

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

1.71
West Virginia average:

1.83
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Rowlesburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (11.2%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (17.7%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Wood products (15.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Apparel, fabrics, notions merchant wholesalers (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Rowlesburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.9%)
  • Extraction workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Rowlesburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rowlesburg, West Virginia average temperatures Rowlesburg, West Virginia average precipitation Rowlesburg, West Virginia humidity Rowlesburg, West Virginia wind speed Rowlesburg, West Virginia snowfall Rowlesburg, West Virginia sunshine Rowlesburg, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 39.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Rowlesburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Rowlesburg town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rowlesburg-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 152.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from Rowlesburg 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 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Rowlesburg center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.6 miles away from Rowlesburg 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) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from Rowlesburg 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 Preston County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rowlesburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rowlesburg:

  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF PRESTON COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • OAKLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • HOSPICE OF GARRETT COUNTY (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • IDF - GARRETT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • GARRETT CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rowlesburg:

  • West Virginia University (about 25 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 28 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Frostburg State University (about 45 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Waynesburg University (about 47 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 51 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 55 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 62 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Public elementary/middle school in Rowlesburg:

See full list of schools located in Rowlesburg

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rowlesburg: Rowlesburg Volunteer Fire Department (A), Rowlesburg Town Hall (B), Rowlesburg Volunteer Ambulance Service 10 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rowlesburg include: Christ United Methodist Church (A), Saint Philomena Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Saltlick Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: VMD Studios Inc (Museums; 80 West Catherine St).

Birthplace of: Jock Menefee - Baseball player.

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

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

ROWLESBURG WATER WORKS (Population served: 707, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation
COOL SPRINGS (Address: 12696 GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGHWAY , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERVIEW LOUNGE (Address: 14479 GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGHWAY , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Rowlesburg (2011 data):

  • Clear Mountain Bank: Rowlesburg Branch at 30 East Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $425.8 mil, Deposits: $376.0 mil, headquarters in Bruceton Mills, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: State Bancorp, Inc.
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rowlesburg, WV (based on Preston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,77761
Evangelical Protestant2,30237
Catholic1,3495
Other3663
None24,726-
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
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Preston County:

29.0%
West Virginia:

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

8.6%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rowlesburg:

50.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
State:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rowlesburg:

6.0
West Virginia:

6.9

General health condition:
Rowlesburg:

62.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rowlesburg, WV Residents
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
Water Supply 2$6,803$40,8180$0
Sewerage 1$2,948$35,3760$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,384$16,6081$383
Streets and Highways 1$1,322$15,8640$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,542$18,5040$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 8$989
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,203
Local Libraries 0$0 1$404
Totals for Government 6$13,999$27,99813$2,979

Rowlesburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($258.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($162.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($117.85)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($107.45)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($102.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($83.19)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($83.19)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($24.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($24.26)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($24.26)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($24.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,780,000 ($3084.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $201,000 ($348.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($27.73)

Rowlesburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $74,000 ($128.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($126.52)
    Other: $40,000 ($69.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($36.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($5.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,572,000 ($2724.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($22.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($12.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($6.93)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($296.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($190.64)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $54,000 ($93.59)
    Other: $26,000 ($45.06)
    Property: $23,000 ($39.86)

Rowlesburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $853,000 ($1478.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $487,000 ($844.02)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $371,000 ($642.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($8.67)

Rowlesburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,000 ($185.44)

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monongalia County, WV  1.99% ($45,814 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.25% ($32,533)
from Marion County, WV  0.19% ($39,087)


4.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monongalia County, WV  1.33% ($39,044 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.27% ($30,688)
to Marion County, WV  0.22% ($41,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rowlesburg:

  • WFSP (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rowlesburg:

  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)

TV broadcast stations around Rowlesburg:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Rowlesburg fatal accident list:

Jul 29, 2016 05:21 AM, Us-50, Lat: 39.292494, Lon: -79.634592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 2016 11:21 AM, Us-50, Lat: 39.291500, Lon: -79.632875, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 2015 05:58 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.327400, Lon: -79.758300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2010 06:30 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 39.307936, Lon: -79.693708, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 16, 2008 03:11 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.319400, Lon: -79.655700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 2008 11:21 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 39.198070, Lon: -79.729590, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 2008 03:04 AM, Us-50, Lat: 39.317940, Lon: -79.692540, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.7mTotal length
  • $6,511,000Total costs
  • 5,715Total average daily traffic
  • 779Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,117Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rowlesburg, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rowlesburg, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rowlesburg)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • EGLON, 0.11 Mi West Of State Rt. 24 (Lat: 39.308361 Lon: -79.527056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQKA706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 03/10/2029, 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:
  • LAUREL MTN, Birch Root Road (Lat: 39.311222 Lon: -79.755944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.7 m, Call Sign: WQWW818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2015, Expiration Date: 12/11/2025, Certifier: Duane Hamilton, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • ROWLESBURG, 5.5 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 39.419806 Lon: -79.623917), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KZA79,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2001, Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:
  • ETAM R, 5.0 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 39.278972 Lon: -79.715611), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: KZA80,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2001, Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:
  • KNOTTS RIDGE, 5 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 39.302028 Lon: -79.745611), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WLB844, Licensee ID: L00011882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/01/1998, Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA8LZM, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Betty S Bell, Rowlesburg, WV 26425
  • Call Sign: KB8HQA, Licensee ID: L00192793, Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/03/2020, Certifier: Terry D Phillips, Registrant: Terry D Phillips, 1816 Green Valley Rd, Rowlesburg, WV 26425
  • Call Sign: KD8TRY, Licensee ID: L01752174, Grant Date: 12/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/10/2022, Certifier: Devra J Deems, Registrant: Devra J Deems, Rowlesburg, WV 26425
  • Call Sign: KE8CJV, Licensee ID: L01979571, Grant Date: 10/27/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Certifier: James A Ruggles, Registrant: James A Ruggles, 14265 George Washington Hwy, Rowlesburg, WV 26425

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Rowlesburg, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.1%), and Outside Fires (18.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rowlesburg, WV
    • 7968.1%Structure Fires
    • 2118.1%Outside Fires
    • 1210.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rowlesburg, WV
Most common first names in Rowlesburg, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1670.9 years
John1470.6 years
Howard869.2 years
George876.2 years
Joseph773.0 years
James772.7 years
Walter768.5 years
Charles684.0 years
Robert661.3 years
Harold578.2 years
Most common last names in Rowlesburg, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanders1478.7 years
Wiles1380.2 years
Miller1267.7 years
Shaffer1065.4 years
Funk1082.2 years
Burns978.9 years
Knotts976.0 years
Moats973.4 years
Bolyard977.9 years
Henline867.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rowlesburg, WV
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 12.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rowlesburg, WV
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rowlesburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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