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Welcome to Bramwell ...

The town of Bramwell is located in Mercer County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bramwell has a population of 337 people<2> (see below for details).

Bramwell was established in 1888.

The community of Bramwell is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bramwell is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bramwell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Bramwell: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Bramwell: 24715<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bramwell had an population of 337 people. This is a decrease of 7.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bramwell had a population of 364 people. This makes Bramwell the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Bramwell represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 364 people, the population of Bramwell decreased 14.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 426 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bramwell.

Adding Bramwell to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Bramwell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Bramwell elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bramwell on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bramwell on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bramwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bramwell - it's located in Idaho.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bramwell.

Communities near Bramwell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bramwell.

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
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    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bramwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<7>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Bramwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<7>
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
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    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Bramwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<7>
  • Tazewell [Tazewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tazewell
    • Tazewell [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Bramwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tazewell have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tazewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tazewell<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Welch [McDowell County]
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      • Welch [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<7>
    • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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      • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<7>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
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      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<7>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
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      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Northfork [McDowell County]
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      • Northfork [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfork have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfork<7>
    • Keystone [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Bramwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keystone<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bramwell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bramwell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bramwell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bramwell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bramwell. See our Newspapers Page for Bramwell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bramwell ...

Looking for more information about Bramwell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bramwell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bramwell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bramwell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mercer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bramwell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bramwell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bramwell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bramwell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bramwell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bramwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bramwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bramwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3254, Longitude: -81.3116    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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