Century, West Virginia

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Census-designated place
Century is located in West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 80°11′19″W / 39.09972°N 80.18861°W / 39.09972; -80.18861Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 80°11′19″W / 39.09972°N 80.18861°W / 39.09972; -80.18861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Barbour
 • Total 0.131 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.131 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,532 ft (467 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 115
 • Density 880/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554102[3]

Century is a census-designated place and coal town in Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. Its population was 115 as of the 2010 census.[2]

The community's coal deposits were believed to be abundant enough to last a century, hence the name.[4]