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

The community of Glenville is the Seat for Gilmer County.

Gilmer County was founded in 1845. Gilmer was created by taking area from Kanawha and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gilmer had a population of 6,824 people. This is a decrease of 4.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,160 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gilmer represented 0.4% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 54th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,693+21.41%+27.39% since 2009
20096,824-4.69%-0.83% since 2008
20086,881-3.9%-0.22% since 2007
20076,896-3.69% 
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20007,160The Last Census

More information can be found on the Gilmer County Census Page for Gilmer County.

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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