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Ritchie County, West Virginia

US county information
NameRitchie County
StateWest Virginia
US Area
Total Area454 sq mi (1175.9 km2)
Land Area454 sq mi (1175.9 km2)
Water Area0.48 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Population10343 (2000)
Density9/km2 (23.3/sq mi)

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Ritchie County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,449. . Its county seat is Harrisville. It was created in 1843 by the Virginia General Assembly and named for Richmond newspaper publisher Thomas Ritchie.

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