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Granville, West Virginia

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The location of Granville

Welcome to Granville ...

The town of Granville is located in Monongalia County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Granville has a population of 2,560 people<2> (see below for details).

Granville is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Granville had a population of 781 people. This makes Granville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Granville represents 0.04% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 781 people, the population of Granville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 778 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Granville had an population of 2,560 people. This is an increase of 227.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 229.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Granville ...

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 Granville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   601   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Granville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Granville - they are located in Arizona, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Yukon.

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

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 Granville. 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 Granville. 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 Granville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granville ...

Looking for more information about Granville? 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 Granville? 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 Granville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Granville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monongalia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia 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 Granville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Granville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Granville) 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 Granville. 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 Granville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6471, Longitude: -79.9974     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Granville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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