Hendricks, West Virginia

related topics
{household, population, female}
{town, population, incorporate}
{land, century, early}
{mi², represent, 1st}
{build, building, house}
{area, part, region}

Hendricks is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 319 at the 2000 census. The Blackwater River and the Dry Fork join at Hendricks to form the Black Fork, a principal tributary of the Cheat River.[3]

Contents

History

In 1803, after three unproductive years in nearby Canaan Valley, German settler Henry Fansler (d. 1843) settled at the mouth of the Blackwater River at the present site of Hendricks. He called the settlement "Eden"[4]. Hendricks was incorporated in 1894 and was named by local coal and timber magnate Henry Gassaway Davis for Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks.[5]

Geography

Hendricks is located at 39°4′30″N 79°37′53″W / 39.075°N 79.63139°W / 39.075; -79.63139 (39.074883, -79.631399)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and 2.86% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 319 people, 123 households, and 100 families residing in the town. The population density was 362.3/km² (925.9/mi²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 156.7/km² (400.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.06% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 123 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.85.

Full article ▸

related documents
Hayesville, North Carolina
Odessa, Delaware
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Henderson, West Virginia
Bangor, New York
Spavinaw, Oklahoma
Martinsburg, Missouri
Crawford, Texas
Shady Grove, Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Vera, Oklahoma
Canadian, Oklahoma
Indianola, Oklahoma
Cameron, South Carolina
Spring Hill, Indiana
Fort Gay, West Virginia
Osage, Oklahoma
Bethany, New York
Athens, West Virginia
Milledgeville, Tennessee
St. Louis, Oklahoma
New Haven, Vermont
Townshend, Vermont
Man, West Virginia
Sharon, South Carolina
Dungannon, Virginia
Newland, North Carolina
Augusta, New York
Marlinton, West Virginia
Vanleer, Tennessee
Maxton, North Carolina