AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Hampshire County, West Virginia

US county information
NameHampshire County
StateWest Virginia
SeatRomney
Largest cityRomney
US Area
Total Area645 sq mi (1670.6 km2)
Land Area642 sq mi (1662.8 km2)
Water Area3 sq mi (7.8 km2)
Named forHampshire, England
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

     Home | County | Hampshire County West Virginia



Hampshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 23,964. Its county seat is Romney , West Virginia's oldest town (1762). Hampshire County was created by the Virginia General Assembly on December 13, 1753, from parts of Frederick and Augusta counties (Virginia) and is the oldest county in the state of West Virginia. The county lies in both West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and Potomac Highlands regions. Hampshire County is part of the Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).


Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Hampshire/County/West/Virginia?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Hampshire/County/West/Virginia?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260