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Glenville, West Virginia

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Welcome to Glenville ...

The town of Glenville is located in Gilmer County and is the County Seat for Gilmer County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Glenville has a population of 1,473 people<1> (see below for details).

Glenville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Glenville: (304) & (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Glenville: 26351<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenville had a population of 1,537 people (which is 17.68% of the total population of Gilmer County). This makes Glenville the county's most populous community.

The population of Glenville represents 0.08% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,537 people, the population of Glenville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,544 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Glenville had an population of 1,473 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Glenville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Glenville and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Arnett   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   S   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glenville.

Communities Also Named Glenville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Glenville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York (4), North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glenville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glenville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenville. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Glenville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glenville.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Glenville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glenville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Glenville) 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 Glenville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9343, Longitude: -80.8379     [Map].

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