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So far, we have found very little information about Brittain. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Brittain to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Brittain, please Contact Us.




About Brittain (Click for our profile page)

Our information shows that the community of Brittain is historic. The information below applies to the area where Brittain would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Brittain was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (304), (681)<2>

Elevation: 1,030 feet [313.94 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Brittain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3793, Longitude: -80.0517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brittain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   39° 22' 45"
Lon:   -80° 3' 6"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Fairmont East

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Brittain

GNIS ID:   1689769
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brittain)


About Taylor County

The community of Grafton is the County Seat for Taylor County.

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

Population

2017:<6>     16,930   (0.21% increase since 2010)  
2010:     16,895   (5.01% increase since 2000)
2000:     16,089

Total Area:<7>   175.7 sq. miles [455 km²]   - of which 1.66% is water (2.91 sq. miles [7.5 km²])

Housing Units:<8>   7,541

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Taylor

GNIS ID:   1689856
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brittain)


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,815,857   (2% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.com/
Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm
Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brittain)

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brittain, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brittain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Brittain, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Brittain.

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<6>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 2017.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Brittain. 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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<8>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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