Buckhannon Information

Buckhannon Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Buckhannon, WV

General Buckhannon Information

State: West Virginia

County: Upshur County

Close cities: Belington, WV, Junior, WV, Mount Clare, WV, West Milford, WV, Jane Lew, WV, Rock-Cave, WV, Philippi, WV, Lost Creek, WV, Weston, WV

Buckhannon Population (census data)
Total 5,510 (-3.3% since 2000)
Male 2,471 (44.8%)
Female 3,039 (55.2%)

Population Density: 2,227 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.7 (US Avg is 100)

Buckhannon Elevation: 1,433 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1933

Land Area: 2.47 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,999

Zip Codes: 26201.

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Buckhannon Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.8%)
  • English (12.3%)
  • United States (11.7%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • Italian (3.3%)
  • Polish (2.0%)

Local Buckhannon Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL Football: Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers
NHL Hockey: Pittsburgh Penguins
NCAA Sports: West Virginia University, Marshall University

Buckhannon School Information

High Schools
Buckhann Upshur High School (50 Buckhannon-Upshur Drive, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Middle Schools
Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School (Route 6, Box 303, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Hodgesville Elementary School (Rt.5, Box 383, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Tennerton Elementary School (Route 6, Box 513, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Union Elementary School (20 Heavener Grove Road, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Washington District Elementary (Hc36, Box 234, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Academy Primary School (2 College Avenue, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)
Buckhannon-Upshur Intermediate School (18 College Avenue, Buckhannon, WV, 26201 - Upshur County School District District)

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