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Welcome to Glenville ...

The town of Glenville is located in Gilmer County<1> and is the County Seat for Gilmer County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glenville has a population of 1,440 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Glenville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Glenville: (304) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Glenville: 26351<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glenville had an population of 1,440 people. This is a decrease of 6.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.74% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (which had a count of 1,544 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Glenville ...

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

  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Glenville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 969 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<8>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Glenville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<8>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Glenville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<8>
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Glenville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Glenville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<8>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Glenville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
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      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Glenville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Glenville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Alice [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alice
      • Alice [Gilmer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Glenville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alice
    • Baldwin [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
      • Baldwin [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Glenville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Glenville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenville. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Glenville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glenville 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 Glenville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Glenville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Glenville

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenville. 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 Gilmer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glenville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glenville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glenville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlenvilleOur 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    
<7>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.
<8>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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