Cities in Raleigh County, West Virginia by Population (2024)

There are 27 cities in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Beckley1West Virginia16,28217,216-1.41%1,7149.50
Shady Spring2West Virginia3,6953,4671.57%5966.20
Hinton3West Virginia2,1302,240-1.25%9542.23
Stanaford4West Virginia1,7781,02411.89%9321.91
Crab Orchard5West Virginia1,6462,483-8.35%7322.25
Prosperity6West Virginia1,6111,4512.55%6552.46
Bradley7West Virginia1,4481,758-5.05%3434.22
Coal City8West Virginia1,4291,942-1.11%2276.31
Daniels9West Virginia1,3281,800-8.16%2874.63
Mabscott10West Virginia1,2571,333-1.49%1,3590.93
Sophia11West Virginia1,0621,124-1.39%1,5210.70
Mount Hope12West Virginia1,0561,124-1.58%5671.86
Sprague13West Virginia1,0289601.68%1,6320.63
MacArthur14West Virginia1,0121,712-14.74%3482.91
Beaver15West Virginia4711,365-32.13%1084.36
Whitesville16West Virginia327359-2.39%1,0650.31
Lester17West Virginia321337-1.23%6410.50
Raleigh18West Virginia244198-0.81%1,3190.18
Bolt19West Virginia238417-3.64%445.45
Dorothy20West Virginia2331706.39%6640.35
Piney View21West Virginia2171,199-53.03%544.05
Ghent22West Virginia191589-34.14%1491.28
Rhodell23West Virginia1371390%4360.31
Colcord24West Virginia1131300%9740.12
Eccles25West Virginia82034.43%1190.69
Glen White26West Virginia34648-70.17%670.51
Helen27West Virginia291516%1220.24
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Raleigh County, West Virginia?

Beckley is the largest city in Raleigh County.

What is the smallest city in Raleigh County, West Virginia?

Helen is the smallest city in Raleigh County.

How many cities are in Raleigh County?

There are 27 cities in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

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