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Welcome to Kermit ...

The town of Kermit is located in Mingo County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kermit has a population of 348 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Kermit is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Kermit, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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

The ZIP code for Kermit: 25674<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kermit had an population of 348 people. This is a decrease of 14.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kermit had a population of 406 people. This makes Kermit the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kermit represents 0.02% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 177th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 406 people, the population of Kermit increased 94.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 209 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kermit ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Kermit - they are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Kermit ...

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

  • Williamson [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Kermit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<8>
  • Inez [Martin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
    • Inez [Martin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Kermit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<8>
  • Delbarton [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delbarton
    • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Kermit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<8>
  • Debord [Martin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Debord
    • Debord [Martin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Kermit
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Debord have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Debord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Debord<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilsondale [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsondale
      • Wilsondale [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Kermit
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsondale
    • Tomahawk [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomahawk
      • Tomahawk [Martin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Kermit
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomahawk
    • Chattaroy [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chattaroy
      • Chattaroy [Mingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Kermit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chattaroy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattaroy
    • Clifford [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifford
      • Clifford [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Kermit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifford
    • Dingess [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dingess
      • Dingess [Mingo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Kermit
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dingess
    • Dunlow [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlow
      • Dunlow [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Kermit
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlow

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kermit. See our Newspapers Page for Kermit.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kermit ...

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

Adding Kermit to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kermit 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 Kermit was on a map titled Road Map for West Virginia (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kermit. 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 Mingo, 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 Kermit.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kermit - 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 Kermit). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kermit 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kermit) 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 Kermit. 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 KermitOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kermit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8423, Longitude: -82.4086    
<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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