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Nitro, West Virginia
Welcome to Nitro ...
The location of Nitro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nitro has a population of 6,373 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Nitro.
Nitro is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Nitro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Nitro: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nitro had an population of 6,373 people. This is a decrease of 11.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nitro had a population of 7,178 people. This makes Nitro the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Nitro represents 0.39% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,178 people, the population of Nitro increased 5.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,824 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nitro.
Communities Also Named Nitro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Nitro - they are located in California, Ontario and Quebec.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nitro.
Communities near Nitro ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nitro.
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 Nitro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nitro.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nitro. 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 Nitro.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nitro. See our Newspapers Page for Nitro.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nitro ...
Looking for more information about Nitro? 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 Nitro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nitro.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021