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Thurmond, West Virginia

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Welcome to Thurmond ...

The town of Thurmond is located in Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Thurmond has a population of 5 people<1> (see below for details).

Thurmond is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Thurmond: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thurmond had a population of 5 people. This makes Thurmond the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5 people, the population of Thurmond decreased 28.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Thurmond had an population of 5 people (or a decrease of 28.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Thurmond ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thurmond and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Ansted   [Map]   1,374   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,350   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,350   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Thurmond.

Communities Also Named Thurmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Thurmond - it's located in North Carolina.

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

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 Thurmond. 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 Thurmond. 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 Thurmond.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thurmond:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thurmond ...

Looking for more information about Thurmond? 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 Thurmond, 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 Thurmond.

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) Thurmond. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Communities in West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Thurmond.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thurmond - 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 Thurmond.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Thurmond. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thurmond) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thurmond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thurmond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thurmond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9609, Longitude: -81.0797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thurmond 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 Thurmond.