Fairmont Marion County, West Virginia

Fairmont: County seat of Marion County, West Virginia, United States

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Location of Fairmont on West Virginia map.

About

Fairmont is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,704 and a population density of 805 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,370 inhabitants.

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Fairmont West Virginia
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Geography

Fairmont is located at 39°29'6"N 80°8'33"W (39.4850800, -80.1425800).

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Weather

Fairmont forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Fairmont Quick Facts

Population : 18,370 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 26554–26555
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 23.24 km2
Altitude : 984 feet / 300 meters
Capital city : Fairmont is capital of Marion County
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:52:26 (26th October 2021)
Density : 790 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.82% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairmont decreased by 1.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,704 - census
2011 18,718 0.07% estimation process
2012 18,697 -0.11% estimation process
2013 18,647 -0.27% estimation process
2014 18,601 -0.25% estimation process
2015 18,568 -0.18% estimation process
2016 18,469 -0.54% estimation process
2017 18,430 -0.21% estimation process
2018 18,431 0.01% estimation process
2019 18,388 -0.23% estimation process
2020 18,370 -0.1% estimation process

Fairmont zip code is 26554. County name: Marion, County fips: 54049

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Local Places in Fairmont

1 Community Storefront

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Community Storefront

People born in Fairmont (43)

People born in Fairmont, including football coach from the United States Nick Saban, Confederate Army officer Thomas Haymond, gymnast Mary Lou Retton, you can see a list of people who born in Fairmont.

  • Aretas B. Fleming (American politician (1839-1923)) he was born in 15/10/1839
  • Johnnie Johnson (American musician) he was born in 08/07/1924
  • John Knowles (American novelist) he was born in 16/09/1926
  • Daniel Polsley (American politician (1803-1877)) he was born in 28/11/1803
  • Alan Mollohan (American politician) he was born in 14/05/1943
  • Frank Kendall Everest (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 09/08/1920
  • Fuzzy Knight (actor (1901-1976)) he was born in 09/05/1901
  • Joseph Randle Bailey he was born in 17/09/1913
  • Jared Prickett (American basketball player) he was born in 14/11/1973
  • Ann K. Covington (American judge) she was born in 05/03/1942
  • Art Finley (American radio personality) he was born in 01/01/1926
  • Carrie Watson Fleming (First Lady of West Virginia) she was born in 29/04/1844
  • Clarence Wayland Watson (American politician) he was born in 08/05/1864
  • Dwight Garner (American literary critic) he was born in 08/01/1965
  • Ephraim B. Hall (American lawyer) he was born in 25/08/1822
  • Frank J. Breth (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 12/10/1937
  • Fred Chenoweth (American football coach) he was born in 26/08/1893
  • Mike Caputo (American politician) he was born in 18/09/1957

Schools in Fairmont

College & universities near Fairmont, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237367 Fairmont State University Fairmont (WV) 26554-2470

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairmont, WV

Code Name Address Type
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Fairmont

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairmon Post Office Fairmont (WV) 26554

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Pleasant Valley 3,141 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Winfield 2,410 City in West Virginia, United States
Mannington 2,010 City in West Virginia, United States
Barrackville 1,270 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
Monongah 1,160 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
Rivesville 897 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
White Hall 666 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
Grant Town 590 Township in Marion County, Kansas
Fairview 403 Town in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Farmington 363 Town in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Keystone 213 City in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Worthington 148 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fairmont distances to largest West Virginia cities