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Pocahontas County, West Virginia

US county information
NamePocahontas County
StateWest Virginia
SeatMarlinton
US Area
Total Area942 sq mi (2439.8 km2)
Land Area940 sq mi (2434.6 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population9131 (2000)
Density4/km2 (10.4/sq mi)
Founded1821

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Pocahontas County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,719. It was established in 1821 and is named in honor of the Native American princess, Pocahontas. Its county seat is Marlinton . Pocahontas County is the home to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Green Bank Telescope and is part of the National Radio Quiet Zone.


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