Lewisburg, West Virginia

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Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 3,624 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Greenbrier County[3].

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Geography

Lewisburg is located at 37°48′15″N 80°26′25″W / 37.80417°N 80.44028°W / 37.80417; -80.44028 (37.804076, -80.440408)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.9 km²), all of it land. Much of it is within the karst belt and a sinkhole is gated over at an intersection. It is part of the Davis Spring subwatershed, site of the state's largest spring with a daily output of one million gallons.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,624 people, 1,746 households, and 1,000 families residing in the city. The population density was 951.0 people per square mile (367.3/km²). There were 1,929 housing units at an average density of 506.2/sq mi (195.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.73% White, 6.68% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 1,746 households out of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.69.

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