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New Cumberland is a city in Hancock County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.86 square miles (4.82 sq. km). The City of New Cumberland had a population of approximately 1,103 in the year 2010.

The mayor of New Cumberland, West Virginia is Richard Blackwell. Richard Blackwell can be contacted at (304) 564-3383 and by email at

Richard Blackwell, Mayor
City of New Cumberland
P.O. Box 505
New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: (304) 564-3383
Fax: (304) 564-3777

New Cumberland City Mayor

In 2012, the crime-index in New Cumberland, West Virginia was 6.4, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 300.2. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in New Cumberland, West Virginia as of March 06, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in New Cumberland to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.

There were an estimated 967 total crimes per 100,000 people in New Cumberland, West Virginia. This rate is lower than the average in the state of West Virginia which has 2,203 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in New Cumberland is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in New Cumberland, there were an estimated 154 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of West Virginia is 351 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 813 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the West Virginia average of 1,852 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in New Cumberland, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in New Cumberland is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.65 daily crimes that occur in New Cumberland.
  • New Cumberland is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Cumberland you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Cumberland has decreased by 8%.

New Cumberland, West Virginia Police Station Information

New Cumberland Police Department

Lester G. Skinner, Jr., Chief of Police
New Cumberland Police Department
104 N Court Street
New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: (304) 564-3383
Emergency: 911

New Cumberland Police Dept

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of New Cumberland, West Virginia.

Ralph A. Fletcher, Sheriff
Hancock County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 458
New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: (304) 564-3911
Fax: (304) 564-4138
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Hancock County Sheriff
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Hancock County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Northern Regional Jail (Hancock County)
112 Northern Regional Correction Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 843-4067
Fax: (304) 843-4089

Hancock County Jail (Northern Regional Jail):

Northern Regional Jail

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