Birch River, West Virginia

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Birch River
Census-designated place (CDP)
The Birch River in the community of Birch River in 2007
The Birch River in the community of Birch River in 2007
Birch River is located in West Virginia
Birch River
Birch River
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°29′57″N 80°45′13″W / 38.49917°N 80.75361°W / 38.49917; -80.75361Coordinates: 38°29′57″N 80°45′13″W / 38.49917°N 80.75361°W / 38.49917; -80.75361
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.381 sq mi (0.99 km2)
 • Land 0.368 sq mi (0.95 km2)
 • Water 0.013 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 107
 • Density 280/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Birch River is a census-designated place (CDP) in northern Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. The community is situated in the valley of the Birch River[3] and is the location of the western terminus of West Virginia Route 82 at U.S. Route 19. As of the 2010 census, its population was 107.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 116.