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1909

City of Weirton was founded by Weirton Steel

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1920

Weirton population was at 8,000

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1940

Weirton population was 18,000

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1947

The city of Weirton incorporated and Hollidays Cove, Maryland Heights and Weirton Heights ceased its separate existence

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1960

Weirton population peaked at 28,201

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1980

Weirton population was 24,736

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1984

Ownership of Weirton Steel was transferred to employees under the ESOP

1990

Weirton population was at 22,124

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2000

Weirton population was 20,411

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