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Parkersburg, West Virginia
City
Downtown Parkersburg as viewed from Fort Boreman Historical Park in 2006
Downtown Parkersburg as viewed from Fort Boreman Historical Park in 2006
Official seal of Parkersburg, West Virginia
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The Burg, P-Burg, PKB, The Savings Bond Capital of America, Marble Capital of the World
Motto(s): 
Where West Virginia Began
Location of Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia.
Location of Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia.
Coordinates: 39°15′58″N 81°32′32″W / 39.26611°N 81.54222°W / 39.26611; -81.54222Coordinates: 39°15′58″N 81°32′32″W / 39.26611°N 81.54222°W / 39.26611; -81.54222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wood
Incorporated 1810
Government
 • Mayor Tom Joyce
Area
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 • City 12.32 sq mi (31.91 km2)
 • Land 11.77 sq mi (30.49 km2)
 • Water 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)  4.29%
Elevation
614 ft (187 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • City 31,492
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
29,675
 • Density 2,557.01/sq mi (987.24/km2)
 • Metro
92,082 (US: 365th)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
26101, 26102, 26103, 26104, 26105, 26106
Area code(s) 304, 681
FIPS code 54-62140
GNIS feature ID 1544587[4]
Website parkersburgcity.com