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Grant Town, West Virginia

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Welcome to Grant Town ...

The town of Grant Town is located in Marion County.

The location of Grant Town has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Grant Town has a population of 601 people<2> (see below for details).

Grant Town is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Grant Town: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grant Town had a population of 613 people. This makes Grant Town the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Grant Town represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 613 people, the population of Grant Town decreased 6.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 657 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grant Town had an population of 601 people. This is a decrease of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grant Town.

Communities near Grant Town ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   S   5 miles [8 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Grant Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Grant Town - they are located in Alabama and Ohio.

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

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 Grant Town. 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 Grant Town. 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 Grant Town.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grant Town ...

Looking for more information about Grant Town? 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.

Looking for more information about Grant Town? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grant Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grant Town.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grant Town.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grant Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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- Grant Town) 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 Grant Town. 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 Grant Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5590, Longitude: -80.1773     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grant Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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