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Bright Mountain Estates, West Virginia

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Located in: Nicholas County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Bright Mtn. Ests.

Time Zone: Bright Mountain Estates lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 1,950 feet [594.36 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Bright Mountain Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2821, Longitude: -80.8607     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bright Mountain Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   38° 16' 55"
Lon:   -80° 51' 38"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Summersville

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Bright Mountain Estates

GNIS ID:   1741056
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

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About Nicholas County

The community of Summersville is the County Seat for Nicholas County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Nicholas)


2016:<5>     25,311   (3.51% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     26,233   (1.24% decrease since 2000)
2000:     26,562

Total Area:<6>   654 sq. miles [1,694.9 km²]   - of which 1.16% is water (7.58 sq. miles [19.6 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   13,064

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Nicholas

GNIS ID:   1550040
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Bright Mountain Estates)

About West Virginia

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2016:     1,831,102   (1.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Bright Mountain Estates.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bright Mountain Estates - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Bright Mountain Estates, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Bright Mountain Estates.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Bright Mountain Estates. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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