§8-1-4. How population determined.
For any purpose pertinent to the provisions of this chapter,
population shall be determined by reference to the last preceding
census taken under the authority of the United States or of the
Legislature of West Virginia or by the municipality pursuant to an
ordinance adopted thereby, the adoption of any such ordinance being
hereby expressly authorized.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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