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Marmet, West Virginia

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Welcome to Marmet ...

The city of Marmet is located in Kanawha County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Marmet has a population of 1,429 people<1> (see below for details).

Marmet is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Marmet: (304) & (681)<3>

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 (that had a count of 1,693 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Marmet had an population of 1,429 people. This is a decrease of 4.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Marmet ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cedar Grove   [Map]   938   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Charleston   [Map]   49,138   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Bank   [Map]   919   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   870   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Marmet. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Marmet, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Marmet.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Marmet. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Marmet.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Marmet. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marmet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marmet. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Marmet.