What is the largest city in West Virginia?

The largest city in West Virginia is Charleston, with a population of 48,018. Charleston is the 828th largest city in the US. The second largest city is Huntington, with a population of 46,025, and is the 863rd largest city in the US.

What is the capital of West Virginia?

The capital of West Virginia is Charleston, whose most recent population was 48,018. Charleston is also the largest city in the state of West Virginia.

What is the fastest growing city in West Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in West Virginia, the fastest growing city is Charles Town, whose population has grown 111.5% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in West Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in West Virginia, the fastest shrinking city is Montgomery, whose population has declined 35.1% since the year 2000. Montgomery's peak populuation was 2,434 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 1,257 represents a 48.4% decline from it's peak. Montgomery was once the 6,207th largest city in the US, but it's now the 9,363rd largest.

US Pop
Rank
City 2021 Population
828 Charleston 48,018
863 Huntington 46,025
1328 Parkersburg 29,403
1341 Morgantown 29,219
1466 Wheeling 26,568
1968 Martinsburg 18,835
1975 Weirton 18,813
2032 Fairmont 18,209
2142 Beckley 17,024
2276 Clarksburg 15,784
2554 South Charleston 13,352
2999 St. Albans 10,635
3009 Vienna 10,576
3254 Bluefield 9,499
3306 Bridgeport 9,257
3646 Oak Hill 8,040
3668 Moundsville 7,981
3863 Dunbar 7,330
4005 Hurricane 6,919
4015 Elkins 6,895
4131 Charles Town 6,523
4133 Nitro 6,518
4419 Princeton 5,798
4449 Ranson corporation 5,726
4657 Buckhannon 5,265
4708 New Martinsville 5,174
4890 Keyser 4,860
5011 Grafton 4,651
5239 Barboursville 4,291
5390 Westover 4,075
5411 Point Pleasant 4,031
5507 Weston 3,890
5524 Lewisburg 3,868
5537 Ravenswood 3,847
5805 Pleasant Valley 3,492
5874 Summersville 3,408
6163 Kingwood 3,090
6193 Ripley 3,064
6287 Williamstown 2,982
6293 Kenova 2,978
6305 Williamson 2,968
6340 Philippi 2,922
6431 Fayetteville 2,844
6439 Madison 2,838
6466 Milton 2,809
6475 Follansbee 2,799
6755 Bethlehem 2,558
6846 Moorefield 2,487
6863 Paden City 2,478
6969 Wellsburg 2,401
6981 Winfield 2,390
7097 Shinnston 2,306
7182 Petersburg 2,253
7203 Hinton 2,243
7262 White Sulphur Springs 2,198
7304 Chester 2,173
7541 Spencer 2,038
7719 Mannington 1,946
7774 Welch 1,914
7929 St. Marys 1,830
7951 Star City 1,817
7984 Belington 1,803
8015 Stonewood 1,789
8188 Romney 1,717
8278 McMechen 1,680
8364 Harrisville 1,642
8373 Richwood 1,637
8542 Ronceverte 1,559
8576 West Liberty 1,548
8603 Eleanor 1,539
8703 Terra Alta 1,498
8713 Shepherdstown 1,494
8734 Glen Dale 1,486
8750 Nutter Fort 1,478
8758 Marmet 1,473
8766 Salem 1,470
8790 New Haven 1,462
8831 Mullens 1,445
8842 Oceana 1,441
8892 Wayne 1,423
8941 Logan 1,400
8962 Ceredo 1,393
8975 Granville 1,390
9008 Sistersville 1,381
9217 Chesapeake 1,313
9218 Mabscott 1,313
9228 Parsons 1,307
9268 Ansted 1,290
9363 Montgomery 1,257
9400 Benwood 1,245
9501 Buffalo 1,208
9509 Barrackville 1,206
9574 Rainelle 1,191
9715 Belle 1,146
9813 Glenville 1,112
9831 Sophia 1,107
9840 Mount Hope 1,104
10043 Pennsboro 1,040
10058 Bolivar 1,033
10112 Hamlin 1,019

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