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Welcome to Grantsville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Grantsville has a population of 531 people<1> (see below for details).

Grantsville was established in 1865.

The community of Grantsville is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Grantsville: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (that had a count of 565 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 531 people. This is a decrease of 5.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grantsville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Grantsville and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Burning Springs   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grantsville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Grantsville. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Grantsville. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grantsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9204, Longitude: -81.0933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grantsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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