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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 2017, 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

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 2017 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thurmond and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thurmond. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Thurmond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thurmond.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thurmond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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).

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<4>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thurmond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thurmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9595, Longitude: -81.0810     [Map].

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