The county of Hancock is located in West Virginia and was founded in 1848. There are 29,815 residents in Hancock who have access to courthouses in Chester, New Cumberland, Weirton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. West Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,585 residents in Chester, which is 1.0 square miles and 705ft above sea level.
There are 1,103 residents in New Cumberland, which is 1.9 square miles and 722ft above sea level.
There are 19,746 residents in Weirton, which is 19.3 square miles and 755ft above sea level.