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Welcome to Gilbert ...

The town of Gilbert is located in Mingo County<1>.

The location of Gilbert has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gilbert has a population of 386 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gilbert.

Gilbert is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gilbert: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gilbert had an population of 386 people. This is a decrease of 14.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilbert had a population of 450 people. This makes Gilbert the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Gilbert represents 0.02% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 450 people, the population of Gilbert increased 7.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 417 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gilbert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Gilbert: This one is located in Mingo County and the other is located in Logan County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 32 communities that are also named Gilbert - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Gilbert ...

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

  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<7>
  • Oceana [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
    • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<7>
  • Man [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
    • Man [Logan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<7>
  • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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    • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delbarton [Mingo County]
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      • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<7>
    • Matewan [Mingo County]
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      • Matewan [Mingo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matewan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matewan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matewan<7>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
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      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<7>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Bradshaw [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw
      • Bradshaw [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradshaw<7>
    • Iaeger [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iaeger
      • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iaeger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iaeger

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 Gilbert. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gilbert.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gilbert. 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 Gilbert.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilbert ...

Looking for more information about Gilbert? 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 Gilbert, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gilbert.

Adding Gilbert to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gilbert was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gilbert. 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 Mingo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gilbert.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gilbert) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gilbert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GilbertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6145, Longitude: -81.8686       In this case, the coordinates for Gilbert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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