Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Sophia, WV
Sophia is an incorporated town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It was incorporated in 1912. The population was 1,301 at the 2000 census. Sophia is the hometown of U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd. As of 2007, the mayor of Sophia is Harry Taylor. In Winter of 2006, Taylor allowed Independence High School senior Brett Hatfield to become "Mayor for the day" for his senior project. In this event, Hatfield became a fifth generation mayor of the town, as a great-great-great-great grandfather of his was the very first mayor of the town. The event was covered twice in local newspaper, The Register-Herald. In his brief time in office, Hatfield created a brand new logo for the town. The town is also home to the week long Community Gospel Nights festival, which was started in 2005. The...
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||2.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$56,100
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||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$2,694,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$11,161,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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