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Dry Fork, West Virginia
Dry Fork, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Dry Fork, West Virginia
Dry Fork, West Virginia
Location in West Virginia
Dry Fork, West Virginia is located in the United States
Dry Fork, West Virginia
Dry Fork, West Virginia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph and Tucker
Elevation
2,205 ft (672 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 781
 • Density 6/sq mi (2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26263
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554331

Dry Fork is an unincorporated community in Randolph and Tucker counties, West Virginia, United States. It is located along West Virginia Route 32, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-northeast of Harman. Dry Fork has a post office with ZIP code 26263.

The community takes its name from nearby Dry Fork Cheat River. It is near the Dolly Sods Wilderness.

Demographics

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 781 people, 333 households, and 260 families living in the town. The population density was 6 inhabitants per square mile (2.3/km2). The racial makup of the town was 100% White.

Of the 333 households 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 2.4% were non-families. 19.5% of households were one person.

16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.99% were between the ages of 18 and 21; 19.5% were from 22 to 39; 33.5% were from 40 to 64; and 25.1% were 65 or older.

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