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Welcome to Grantsville ...

The town of Grantsville is located in Calhoun County<1> and is the County Seat for Calhoun County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grantsville has a population of 513 people<3> (see below for details).

Grantsville was established in 1865.

The community of Grantsville is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 513 people. This is a decrease of 8.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grantsville had a population of 561 people (which is 7.36% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Grantsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Grantsville represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 561 people, the population of Grantsville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 565 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grantsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Grantsville - they are located in Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada and Utah.

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

Communities near Grantsville ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<7>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<7>
  • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
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    • Elizabeth [Wirt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth<7>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Grantsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Grantsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Grantsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnoldsburg
      • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Grantsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnoldsburg
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Grantsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma
    • Shock [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shock
      • Shock [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Grantsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shock
    • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burning Springs
      • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Grantsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burning Springs

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grantsville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grantsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grantsville. 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 Calhoun, 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 Grantsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - 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- Grantsville) 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 Grantsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grantsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9204, Longitude: -81.0933       In this case, the coordinates for Grantsville 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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