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Anmoore, West Virginia
Location of Anmoore in Harrison County, West Virginia.
Location of Anmoore in Harrison County, West Virginia.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,014 ft (309 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 770
 • Estimate 
(2019)
734
 • Density 694.42/sq mi (268.17/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26323
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-01900
GNIS feature ID 1534961

Anmoore is a town in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. It is located at the intersection of WV 58 and Interstate 79. The population was 770 at the 2010 census.

The town derives its name from nearby Ann Moore Run.

Geography

Anmoore is located at 39°15′30″N 80°17′17″W / 39.25833°N 80.28806°W / 39.25833; -80.28806 (39.258328, -80.287987).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), all of it land.

History

The community was first settled by Andrew Cottrill (1736-1781) in 1772. It came to be called Grasselli, and later Steelton, before it was called Anmoore.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,050
1970 944 −10.1%
1980 865 −8.4%
1990 686 −20.7%
2000 685 −0.1%
2010 770 12.4%
2019 (est.) 734 −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 770 people, 303 households, and 197 families living in the town. The population density was 726.4 inhabitants per square mile (280.5/km2). There were 343 housing units at an average density of 323.6 per square mile (124.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.0% White, 1.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 303 households, of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 21.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.0% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the town was 32 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

Notable person

  • Ken Ash, baseball player who pitched in parts of four seasons in the major leagues
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