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Union is a town in Monroe County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in West Virginia named Union. For links to other places called Union, WV, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Union is 37.591N. The longitude is -80.543W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,073 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 551.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Union demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24983 ZIP code.
19% of Union residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union was $12,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Union residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Union include Union Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Union, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $525.
Libraries in Union include Monroe County ... View libraries
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union political report.
The average commute time for Union workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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