Calhoun County, West Virginia

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Calhoun County
The Calhoun County Courthouse in Grantsville
The Calhoun County Courthouse in Grantsville
Map of West Virginia highlighting Calhoun County
Location within the U.S. state of West Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting West Virginia
West Virginia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°50′N 81°07′W / 38.84°N 81.12°W / 38.84; -81.12
Country United States
State West Virginia
FoundedMarch 5, 1856
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
SeatGrantsville
Largest townGrantsville
Area
 • Total281 sq mi (730 km2)
 • Land279 sq mi (720 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
7,470
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.calhouncounty.wv.gov
The Calhoun County Courthouse in Grantsville

Calhoun County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia.