Place:Jefferson, West Virginia, United States

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NameJefferson
Alt namesJeffersonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.3°N 77.85°W
Located inWest Virginia, United States     (1863 - )
Also located inVirginia, United States     (1801 - 1863)
See alsoBerkeley, West Virginia, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jefferson County, founded in 1801, is the easternmost county of the state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 53,498. Its county seat is Charles Town.

Jefferson County is part of the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1801 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Effective date for move from Virginia to West Virginia Source:Wikipedia

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 11,851
1820 13,087
1830 12,927
1840 14,082
1850 15,357
1860 14,535
1870 13,219
1880 15,005
1890 15,553
1900 15,935
1910 15,889
1920 15,729
1930 15,780
1940 16,762
1950 17,184
1960 18,665
1970 21,280
1980 30,302
1990 35,926

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