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Wood County, West Virginia

Wood County West Virginia
US county information
NameWood County
StateWest Virginia
US Area
Total Area377 sq mi (976.4 km2)
Land Area367 sq mi (950.5 km2)
Water Area10 sq mi (25.9 km2)
Population86956| density_km2=92.51 (2010)
Density92.51/km2 (239.6/sq mi)

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Wood County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 86,956. Its county seat is Parkersburg . Wood County is included in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia-Ohio (part) Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wood County was formed in 1798 from the western part of Harrison County and it was named for James Wood, governor of Virginia from 1796 to 1799.

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