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Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. It is part of the Wheeling Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9,318 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Marshall County. The city was named for the nearby Grave Creek Mound. Moundsville was settled in 1771 by Samuel & James Tomlinson. (Elizabethtown, as Tomlinson's community was called, was incorporated in 1830. Nearby, the town of Mound City was incorporated in 1832. The two towns combined in 1865.) Fostoria Glass Company (specializing in hand blown glassworks) was headquartered in Moundsville from 1891 to 1986. The retired West Virginia State Penitentiary operated in Moundsville from 1867 to 1995.

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Facts and Stats for Moundsville*

  • Pollution Statistics in Moundsville

    Know the pollution level of Moundsville before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Moundsville: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Moundsville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moundsville.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
  • Living in Moundsville - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 42.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 70.67 (High)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Moundsville

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Moundsville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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