Harrisville, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 1,674 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 839  (50.2%)
Females: 835  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

51.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26362.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,336 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Harrisville:

$36,336
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,849 (it was $15,158 in 2000)

Harrisville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,096 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Harrisville:

$92,096
WV:

$124,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrisville: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.4%
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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Harrisville, West Virginia as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrisville is 1,126 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harrisville by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(219.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.0)
1
(56.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(270.3)
5
(274.9)
4
(224.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index54.158.812.90.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Harrisville, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.59
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (40.3%), German (17.6%), English (13.9%), Irish (7.5%), Dutch (2.6%), Hungarian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 873 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,018 people per square mile   (low).

Harrisville, West Virginia map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $687 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $530 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (67.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (102.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (319.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ellenboro, WV (2.0 miles ),
Pullman, WV (2.4 miles),
Cairo, WV (2.4 miles ),
Pennsboro, WV (2.6 miles ),
Auburn, WV (3.6 miles),
St. Marys, WV (3.9 miles ),
West Union, WV (4.0 miles ),
Belmont, WV (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.21 N, Longitude: 81.05 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Harrisville, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Harrisville, WV in 2019
Harrisville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrisville, WV residents
Average permit cost in Harrisville, WV
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Harrisville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (3.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Harrisville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Harrisville, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Harrisville-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Harrisville town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Harrisville 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 161.5 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 170.9 miles away from Harrisville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from Harrisville 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 169.5 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 Ritchie County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrisville:

  • PINE VIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (400 MCKINLEY STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisville:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 25 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Fairmont State University (about 52 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 57 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 65 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University (about 66 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Muskingum University (about 66 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Waynesburg University (about 67 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)

Public elementary/middle school in Harrisville:

See full list of schools located in Harrisville

Library in Harrisville:

  • RITCHIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $272,832; Location: 130 N. COURT ST.; 47,505 books; 1,111 audio materials; 2,554 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 243 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrisville: Ritchie County Ambulance Authority Incorporated Station 42 (A), West Virginia Division of Forestry Ritchie County Field Office (B), Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Ritchie Co Court House - County Court House (115 East Main Street), Ritchie County - Magistrate Court- Clerks Office (319 East Main Street).

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

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

HUGHES RIVER WATER (Population served: 1, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2011)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2011)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2009)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Harrisville (2011 data):

  • Union Bank, Inc.: 1500 West Main Street Branch at 1500 East Main Street, branch established on 1941/08/20. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $157.8 mil, headquarters in Middlebourne, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • West Union Bank: Harrisville Branch at 201 E Main Street, branch established on 2002/06/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Harrisville Branch at 121 North Court Street, branch established on 1929/04/29. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Harrisville:

Marital status in Harrisville, WV
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Harrisville:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Harrisville
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Religion statistics for Harrisville, WV (based on Ritchie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,30927
Evangelical Protestant1,01317
Other2683
Black Protestant1781
Catholic971
None6,584-
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: 4
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ritchie County:

13.0%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.4%
West Virginia:

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

11.1%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrisville:

42.9%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harrisville:

43.6%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.7%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrisville:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

24.7%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
Harrisville:

56.4%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrisville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$12,289$36,8670$0
Other Government Administration 3$4,551$18,2040$0
Water Supply 2$10,593$63,5580$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,667$44,0040$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,806$33,6720$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,107
Totals for Government 11$33,906$36,9881$1,107

Harrisville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $122,000 ($72.88)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($66.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($36.44)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($29.87)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($4.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($3.58)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.19)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($73.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000 ($57.95)

Harrisville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($18.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($4.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000 ($32.86)
  • Tax - Property: $237,000 ($141.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $171,000 ($102.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $16,000 ($9.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($4.18)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,000 ($1.79)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.79)

Harrisville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,070,000 ($1833.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,993,000 ($1787.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($46.00)

Harrisville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,016,000 ($606.93)

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
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 Wood County, WV  0.96% ($32,382 average AGI)
from Pleasants County, WV  0.57% ($16,450)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($228,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Wood County, WV  1.06% ($41,789 average AGI)

Businesses in Harrisville, WV

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisville:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisville:

  • W209BO (89.7 FM; HARRISVILLE, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • W265AL (100.9 FM; HARRISVILLE, WV; Owner: RALPH E. MATHENY, JR.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisville:

  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Harrisville fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2019 06:44 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 39.225139, Lon: -81.032636, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2008 04:50 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 39.273890, Lon: -80.989720, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 2007 02:24 AM, E South St, Lat: 39.208847, Lon: -81.042342, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Oct 27, 1990 05:22 PM, State, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.2mTotal length
  • $5,935,000Total costs
  • 9,328Total average daily traffic
  • 694Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,898Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrisville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrisville, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harrisville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 612 E Main St (Lat: 39.208417 Lon: -81.041500), Call Sign: KQI308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/1999, Expiration Date: 02/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2005, Registrant: Harrisville Volunteer Fire Dept Inc, 612 E Main St, Harrisville, WV 26362, Phone: (304) 643-2311
  • Doh Hdqtrs Rt 16 3.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.247583 Lon: -81.043722), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KQF397, Licensee ID: L00038645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1800 MHz, 47.2400 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Division Of Highways, Brushy Fork Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • Secondary Rt 9 3 Mi E (Lat: 39.200639 Lon: -81.009556), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KQA99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.9200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2021, Expiration Date: 01/30/2031, Registrant: Wvsp, 725 Jefferson Road, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 746-2442
  • Secondary St Rt 9 3 Mi E (Lat: 39.200639 Lon: -81.009556), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KQD537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0200 MHz, 42.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2014, Expiration Date: 12/08/2024, Registrant: West Virginia State Police, 725 Jefferson Road, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 746-2153, Email:
  • Secondary St Rt 9 3 Mi E (Lat: 39.200639 Lon: -81.009556), Call Sign: WNMF695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.580 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/1998, Expiration Date: 08/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2003, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, 725 Jefferson Rd, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 592-1101
  • 319 E Main St (Lat: 39.216194 Lon: -81.050667), Type: Building, Structure height: 19 m, Call Sign: WPPH814,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2015, Expiration Date: 01/05/2025, Certifier: Samuel C Rogers, Registrant: Central Communications, 4317 Lamberton Rd., Pennsboro, WV 26415, Phone: (304) 659-3770, Fax: (304) 659-3772, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HARRISVILLE, 1.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 39.232833 Lon: -81.057028), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMW336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2121.60 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2001, Certifier: Stephen J Easley, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street Nw Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 2 Miles East Of Harrisville (Lat: 39.202833 Lon: -81.010639), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KNKJ375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • 2 Miles East Of Harrisville (Lat: 39.202833 Lon: -81.010639), Call Sign: KWU250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrisville)

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 fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2013, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrisville, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrisville, WV
    • 13346.0%Structure Fires
    • 10536.3%Outside Fires
    • 3311.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 186.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrisville, WV
Most common first names in Harrisville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3174.4 years
Mary3081.7 years
John2876.3 years
Charles2778.3 years
James2577.0 years
George1778.6 years
Robert1769.9 years
Joseph1373.4 years
Virginia1281.8 years
Carl1171.7 years
Most common last names in Harrisville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson3081.1 years
Smith2682.6 years
Goff2677.6 years
Reed1974.6 years
Cox1776.9 years
Hatfield1688.0 years
Simmons1677.2 years
Hoover1580.7 years
Deem1577.7 years
Collins1478.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrisville, WV
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrisville, WV
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Harrisville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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