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Welcome to Normantown ...

Normantown is located in Gilmer County<1>.

The location of Normantown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Normantown is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Normantown to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Normantown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Normantown elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Normantown on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Normantown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Normantown - they are located in Georgia and Illinois.

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

Communities near Normantown ...

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

  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
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    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Normantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<6>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Normantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
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    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Normantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<6>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Normantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Normantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Normantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Normantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Normantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shock [Gilmer County]
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      • Shock [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Normantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shock
    • Cedarville [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Normantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Normantown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Gilmer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Normantown. 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 Gilmer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Normantown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Normantown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Normantown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8518, Longitude: -80.9365       In this case, the coordinates for Normantown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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