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Pleasants County

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Pleasant County, WV
Pleasants County panorama

Created in 1851, from Wood, Tyler and Ritchie Counties, and named for James Pleasants, Jr., who represented Virginia in the United States Senate, and who was its Governor, 1822-1825.

County Seat: St. Marys, WV
Population: Total Population 7,514 (2000 Census)
Pleasants County Profile

Lodging: Pleasants County Hotels

Cities and Towns

St. Marys, WV


Temperature Mean Annual Average: 54 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 38 (Degrees F) -- Low 22 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 84 (Degrees F) -- Low 65 (Degrees F)

Long Term Precipitation

January: 2.59 inches -- July: 4.26 (inches) -- Annual: 41.5 (inches)

Mean Annual Snowfall Range

25 - 30 inches

Pleasants County Weather Forecast

Additional Sources of Information


West Virginia Geological Survey: Pleasants, Wood and Ritchie Counties