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Century
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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
Area
 • 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)
 • Total 115
 • Density 878/sq mi (338.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554102

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

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

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