Rowlesburg, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 585 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 275  (47.1%)
Females: 310  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26425, 26444.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,726 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Rowlesburg:

$37,726
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,273 (it was $14,663 in 2000)

Rowlesburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,165 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
Rowlesburg:

$57,165
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $58,070; Detached houses: $60,572; Townhouses or other attached units: $39,480; Mobile homes: $47,107

Median gross rent in 2012: $360.

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Rowlesburg races chart
  • White alone - 581 (99.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

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

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Ancestries: German (29.8%), United States (14.5%), Irish (12.0%), English (10.2%), Dutch (5.0%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1406 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile   (low).

Rowlesburg,WV real estate house value index trend

Rowlesburg, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Rowlesburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rowlesburg town:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 4.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rowlesburg, West Virginia as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rowlesburg to the number of sex offenders is 196 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $279 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Rowlesburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (77.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tunnelton, WV (2.2 miles ), Aurora, WV (2.6 miles ), Kingwood, WV (2.9 miles ), Terra Alta, WV (3.1 miles ), Newburg, WV (3.1 miles ), Albright, WV (3.2 miles ), Hutton, MD (3.4 miles) , Crellin, MD (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.35 N, Longitude: 79.67 W

Area code: 304

Rowlesburg household income distribution Rowlesburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Rowlesburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2011
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00040
per 100,000 0.00.00.0649.40.0
Burglaries 21101
per 100,000 327.3162.9163.10.0170.9
Thefts 10210
per 100,000 163.70.0326.3162.30.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.7) 30.711.925.5141.912.5

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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 Rowlesburg 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:

1.71
West Virginia average:

1.87
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Rowlesburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 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 Preston County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rowlesburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Jock Menefee - Baseball player.

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:

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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).

Preston 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 71.3. This is about average.

City:

71.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01468

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.9%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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

Rowlesburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 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 Rowlesburg town (based on Preston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Here: 33.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the Brethren
Adherents39.4%20.3%8.2%7.6%4.7%
Congregations52.9%3.9%3.9%6.9%7.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Free Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents4.6%3.3%2.8%2.5%6.5%
Congregations2.9%4.9%2.9%2.9%10.8%
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: 5
Preston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

8.6%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,384$16,6081$383
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,542$18,5040$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,322$15,8640$0
Sewerage 1$2,948$35,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 8$989
Water Supply 2$6,803$40,8180$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$404
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,203
Totals for Government 6$13,999$27,99813$2,979

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($148.72)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($114.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($102.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($85.47)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($44.44)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($42.74)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($10.26)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($6.84)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($6.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,000 ($8.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($153.85)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,000 ($123.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($94.02)
    All Other: $10,000 ($17.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($23.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($148.72)
  • Tax - Property: $32,000 ($54.70)
    Public Utilities: $15,000 ($25.64)
    NEC: $3,000 ($5.13)

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.35% ($37,183 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.26% ($25,586)
from Fayette County, PA  0.13% ($34,467)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.61% ($39,536 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.36% ($21,317)
to Marion County, WV  0.28% ($31,781)

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 5, 2010 06:30 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 39.30794, Lon: -79.69371, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 16, 2008 03:11 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.31940, Lon: -79.65570, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 22, 2008 11:21 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 39.19807, Lon: -79.72959, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Dec 14, 2008 03:04 AM, Us-50, Lat: 39.31794, Lon: -79.69254, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 130
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,510

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rr Mk Tower (Lat: 39.350111 Lon: -79.663944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KEL902
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015, Certifier: L W Allen
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc., 6735 Southpoint Drive South, J958 4th Floor, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/10/2019, 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:
  • 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:

3
  • 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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
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
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