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Summersville, West Virginia
Welcome to Summersville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Summersville has a population of 3,265 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Summersville.
Summersville is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Summersville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Summersville: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Summersville: 26651<5>
Websites for Summersville ...
Official Website: www.summersville.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summersville had an population of 3,265 people. This is a decrease of 8.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Summersville had a population of 3,572 people (or 13.62% of the total population of Nicholas County). This makes Summersville the county's most populous community.
The population of Summersville represents 0.19% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,572 people, the population of Summersville increased 8.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,294 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Summersville.
Communities Also Named Summersville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Summersville - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Summersville.
Communities near Summersville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Summersville.
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 Summersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Summersville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Summersville. 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 Summersville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Summersville. See our Newspapers Page for Summersville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summersville ...
Looking for more information about Summersville? 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 Summersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Summersville.
Adding Summersville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Summersville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Summersville was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Summersville on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for West Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Summersville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Summersville: www.summersville.org/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022