West Union, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 834 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 393  (47.2%)
Females: 441  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26456.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,488 (it was $18,300 in 2000)
West Union:

$31,488
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,091 (it was $10,539 in 2000)

West Union town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,863 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
West Union:

$62,863
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $631.

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  • Races in West Union, WV (2010)

    West Union races chart
    • 81999.3%White alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in West Union: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.1%), United States (17.6%), Irish (14.4%), English (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 828 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,274 people per square mile   (low).

West Union,WV real estate house value index trend

West Union, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in West Union:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Union town:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in West Union, West Virginia as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in West Union to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $533 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $493 (0.8%)

West Union satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (80.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (89.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (303.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pennsboro, WV (3.2 miles ), Salem, WV (3.4 miles ), Pullman, WV (3.5 miles) , Auburn, WV (3.8 miles) , Ellenboro, WV (3.9 miles ), Middlebourne, WV (3.9 miles ), Harrisville, WV (4.0 miles ), Wolf Summit, WV (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.30 N, Longitude: 80.78 W

Area code: 304

West Union household income distribution West Union home values distribution

Crime rates in West Union by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5300000
per 100,000 620.3370.80.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 9473104
per 100,000 1,116.6494.4870.6384.1129.20.0487.2
Thefts 4336322
per 100,000 496.3370.8373.1768.2387.6242.1243.6
Auto thefts 1010000
per 100,000 124.10.0124.40.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.1) 241.5128.789.360.025.610.145.6

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Crime rate in West Union detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in West Union, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

West Union-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the West Union town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/7/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Union-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 153.2 miles away from the city 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 186.7 miles away from West Union center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.4 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) earthquake occurred 195.4 miles away from West Union center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 157.7 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 Doddridge County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Union topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Childers - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Union:

  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT AND HOME HEALTH SERV (RURAL ROUTE 2 BOX 54)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Union:

  • SALEM GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SALEM, WV)
  • SALEM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SALEM, WV)
  • PINE VIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HARRISVILLE, WV)

Airports located in West Union:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Union:

  • Fairmont State University (about 36 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 40 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • West Virginia University (about 50 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 53 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • West Liberty University (about 61 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Muskingum University (about 71 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)

Public high school in West Union:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Union:

See full list of schools located in West Union

Library in West Union:

  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $179,062; Location: 117 COURT STREET; 35,378 books; 349 audio materials; 1,067 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Union: Doddridge County Emergency Squad (A), West Union Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Doddridge County - Circuit Court- Clerk (Court House), Doddridge County - Clerk County Court (118 East Court Street), Doddridge County - Magistrate Court Clerk (Court Street).

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.65
U.S.:

9.14

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

WEST UNION, TOWN OF (Address: 20 WABASH AVENUE , Population served: 1,895, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 28 regular monitoring violations
DODDRIDGE COUNTY PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-01-2010 to JAN-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

West Union 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in West Union (2011 data):

  • Cornerstone Bank, Inc.: at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/12/18: Bank assets: $94.2 mil, Deposits: $78.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc.
  • West Union Bank: at 105 East Main Street, branch established on 1893/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
West Virginia average:

11.3

West Union travel time to work - commute West Union mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Union town (based on Doddridge County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,16315
Evangelical Protestant96311
Catholic401
Other1-
None6,035-
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: 1
Doddridge County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Doddridge County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Doddridge County:

30.9%
West Virginia:

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

10.5%
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$2,040$24,4807$1,060
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,558$30,6960$0
Sewerage 3$7,348$29,3920$0
Water Supply 4$7,506$22,5180$0
Totals for Government 9$19,452$25,9368$1,260

7.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
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 Harrison County, WV  2.50% ($27,479 average AGI)
from Ritchie County, WV  0.68% ($18,923)
from Marion County, WV  0.52% ($31,000)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
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 Harrison County, WV  2.37% ($27,311 average AGI)
to Ritchie County, WV  0.84% ($26,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Union:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, 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)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Union:

  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRSG (91.5 FM; MIDDLEBOURNE, WV; Owner: TYLER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around West Union:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)

West Union fatal accident list:

Nov 1, 2010 09:52 AM, Us-50, Sr-18, Lat: 39.28771, Lon: -80.76850, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 2, 2008 11:00 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.27835, Lon: -80.82464, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 2008 05:05 PM, Us-50, Doe Run, Lat: 39.28429, Lon: -80.77123, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Nov 1, 2002 07:32 AM, 50/30, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $2,640,000Total costs
  • 7,850Total average daily traffic
  • 644Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rock Run (Lat: 39.305361 Lon: -80.669833), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNMH369, Licensee ID: L00077351
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0200 MHz, 42.1000 MHz, 42.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/17/2015
    Registrant: State Of West Virginia, 725 Jefferson Rd, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 592-1101
  • On St Rt 18 4.8 Km Nw (Lat: 39.321472 Lon: -80.808722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPKK633
    Assigned Frequencies: 860.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2002, Expiration Date: 03/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012, Certifier: Karen L Skovran
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, N.W. Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 1.6 Km Nw (Lat: 39.297306 Lon: -80.794278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 95 m, Call Sign: WNBS455
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2005, Expiration Date: 02/16/2015, Certifier: Russell T Linger
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.297306 Lon: -80.794278), Call Sign: WNCF503
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • SHANNON KNOB TANK, Shannon Knob Tank. 0.2 Km N Of Wv Rte 18 & Co Rte 50/30 Intersection (Lat: 39.296806 Lon: -80.770972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQFF244
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2006, Expiration Date: 06/29/2016, Certifier: Charles B Langfitt
    Registrant: Siemens Industry Inc, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WEST UNION, 310 Louise Avenue, Box 236 (Lat: 39.298694 Lon: -80.765917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMW337, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
  • WEST UNION, Lat: 39.292222 Lon: -80.789444, Call Sign: WQLK210
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2010, Expiration Date: 02/18/2020, Certifier: Etta Stadler
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Tonkin, 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.297222 Lon: -80.794167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KGZ55
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Union)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PHOENIX AVIATION INC LIBERTY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 40649 , Serial Number: 0555, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Waine Argil Nicholson, Rr 1 Box 57h, West Union, WV 26456

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - West Union

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Most common first names in West Union, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3679.1 years
James3272.6 years
William3275.3 years
John2980.9 years
Charles2475.3 years
Robert2267.8 years
Paul1474.9 years
Betty1269.4 years
Clarence1276.5 years
Ruth1274.3 years
Most common last names in West Union, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4480.0 years
Davis2675.4 years
Williams2078.0 years
Doak1980.3 years
Mckinney1981.9 years
Underwood1978.6 years
Knight1680.3 years
Leggett1573.6 years
Dotson1569.9 years
Cottrill1481.6 years

Businesses in West Union, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 1
  • Subway: 1
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