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1790

The first U.S. Census found the population of the territory now comprising West Virginia to be 55,873

Other events that happened on or around 1790

1900

Kanawha County had the largest population with 54,696 residents.

Other events that happened on or around 1900

2000

The U.S. Census reported the state's population at 1,808,350

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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