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Census Data for Gem ...

As far as we can tell, Gem has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Gem, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 477 people. This represents a 6.47% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 510 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<2>
  • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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    • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 265 people. This represents a 4.33% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 277 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<2>
  • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 148 people. This represents a 6.92% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 159 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
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    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 1,434 people. This represents a 6.7% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 1,537 people.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<2>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 988 people. This represents a 0.6% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 994 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
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    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 846 people. This represents a 6.83% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 908 people.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<2>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
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    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 3,857 people. This represents a 6.16% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 4,110 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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    • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Gem
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 88 people. This represents a 9.28% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 97 people.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 513 people. This represents a 8.56% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 561 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
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      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 386 people. This represents a 5.62% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 409 people.
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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      • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 5,394 people. This represents a 4.34% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 5,639 people.
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    • Addison [Webster County]
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      • Addison [Webster County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 663 people. This represents a 14.56% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 776 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
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      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 464 people. This represents a 6.45% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 496 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cowen [Webster County]
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      • Cowen [Webster County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 468 people. This represents a 13.49% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 541 people.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<2>
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
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      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gem
      • The population in 2019 was estimated at 136 people. This represents a 11.69% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 154 people.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman

Braxton County ...

Gem is located in Braxton County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Braxton County.

Miscellaneous Information for Gem ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Braxton County or the community of Gem:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Gem:
    • GNIS ID for Gem: 1560647
    • GNIS ID for Braxton County: 1550010
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Gem is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Gem.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Braxton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gem) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8293, Longitude: -80.6676       In this case, the coordinates for Gem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Braxton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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