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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).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Nitro has a population of 6,561 people<2> (see below for details).
Nitro is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Nitro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Nitro: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nitro had an population of 6,561 people. This is a decrease of 8.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.85% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nitro.
Communities near Nitro ...
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 Nitro and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
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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: 06 Feb 2019