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Tucker County, West Virginia

US county information
NameTucker County
StateWest Virginia
SeatParsons
US Area
Total Area421 sq mi (1090.4 km2)
Land Area419 sq mi (1085.2 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population7321 (2000)
Density7/km2 (18.1/sq mi)
Founded1856

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Tucker County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,141. Its county seat is Parsons . Tucker County was created in 1856 from a part of Randolph County, then part of Virginia. In 1871, a small part of Barbour County, West Virginia, was transferred to Tucker County. The county was named after Henry St. George Tucker, Sr., a judge and Congressman from Williamsburg, Virginia.


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