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Marshall County

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Marshall County
Marshall County Courthouse in Moundsville, WV

Formed from Ohio County in 1835 and named for John Marshall, for thirty-four years Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Count. Elizabethtown, named as the county seat in the act creating the county, was combined with Moundsville in 1866.

County Seat: Moundsville, WV
Population: 35,519 (2000 Census)
Marshall County Profile

Lodging: Marshall County Hotels

Airports: Marshall County Airport
Schools: Marshall County Schools
Libraries: City-County Public Library

Cities and Towns

Populated places in Marshall County, West Virginia

Benwood, WV
Cameron, WV
Glen Dale, WV
McMechen, WV
Moundsville, WV

Points of Interest

Grave Creek Mound
Rosby's Rock


Temperature Mean Annual Average: 52 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 38 (Degrees F) -- Low 18 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 85 (Degrees F) -- Low 61 (Degrees F)

Long Term Precipitation

January: 2.44 inches -- July: 4.26 (inches) -- Annual: 40.8 (inches)

Mean Annual Snowfall Range

30 - 35 inches

Marshall County Weather Forecast

Additional Sources of Information


West Virginia Geological Survey: Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler Counties