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Marmet, West Virginia

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The location of Marmet

Welcome to Marmet ...

The city of Marmet is located in Kanawha County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Marmet has a population of 1,410 people<2> (see below for details).

Marmet is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Marmet: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marmet had a population of 1,503 people. This makes Marmet the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Marmet represents 0.08% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,503 people, the population of Marmet decreased 11.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,693 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Marmet had an population of 1,410 people. This is a decrease of 6.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Marmet ...

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 Marmet and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Marmet. 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 Marmet. 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 Marmet.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marmet ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha 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 Marmet.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marmet - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marmet) 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 Marmet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marmet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marmet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2457, Longitude: -81.5711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marmet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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