Bluefield, West Virginia






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A Taste of Bluefield, West Virginia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BLUEFIELD?
  1. Bluefield  is a city in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 10,447 at the 2010 census.

  2. In 1889, the city of Bluefield was officially incorporated. The city government was always known in those days as being corrupt, inefficient, with drunken brawls and fights breaking out on the floor of City Hall on an almost daily basis.

  3. With a strong ethnic community, Bluefield was the site of the 1895 founding of the Bluefield Colored Institute, the nation's first college with primarily black students. That college is today's Bluefield State College, and the site of a November 21, 1968 bombing.

Radio Stations


WJJJ 88.1 FM Beckley, WV Gospel Music
WPIB 91.1 FM Bluefield, WV Christian Contemporary
WXLK 92.3 FM Roanoke, VA Top-40
WGAG (LPFM) 93.1 FM Princeton, WV Oldies
WKQY 100.1 FM Tazewell, VA Religious
WZFM 101.3 FM Narrows, VA Oldies
WKQB 102.9 FM Pocahontas, VA Top-40

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Demographics of Bluefield, West Virginia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

73.7%

23.0%

0.3%

0.5%

0.9%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Bluefield, West Virginia

  • Jeremiah George - the first Black to join the Bluefield, West Virginia National Guard - 1956. The unit was Company I 150th Armored Calvary.
     
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CHURCHES



  1. First A M E Zion Church -  216 Pulaski St Bluefield, West Virginia 24701 (304) 325-9618   - (visit website)

  2. Mt Zion Baptist Church -  112 Bedford St, Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-5249

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