Gilmer County, West Virginia

Gilmer County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Gilmer County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,693 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,811 inhabitants. Its county seat is Glenville. The county was created 179 years ago in 1845.

Gilmer County locator map
Location of Gilmer County on West Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Gilmer County

Population : 7,811 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Different from : Gilmer County
Area : 881 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Thomas Walker Gilmer
Capital : Glenville
Establishment : February 02, 1845
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:41:43 (19th June 2024)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.29% (2010-2020)
Gilmer County Courthouse WV image
Gilmer County Courthouse WV
Gilmer County Courthouse WV image

Geography

Gilmer County is located at 38°55'27"N 80°51'25"W (38.9240600, -80.8570800). It has 5 neighbors: Braxton County, Calhoun County, Doddridge County, Lewis County and Ritchie County.

Gilmer County map

The largest city of Gilmer County is Glenville with a population of 1,410. . See all Gilmer County cities & populated places.

Gilmer County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gilmer County.

City Name Population Title
Glenville 1,410 County seat in West Virginia

Gilmer County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gilmer County decreased by 11.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,693 - census
2011 8,751 0.66% estimation process
2012 8,748 -0.03% estimation process
2013 8,622 -1.46% estimation process
2014 8,498 -1.46% estimation process
2015 8,306 -2.31% estimation process
2016 8,134 -2.11% estimation process
2017 8,042 -1.14% estimation process
2018 7,898 -1.82% estimation process
2019 7,823 -0.96% estimation process
2020 7,811 -0.15% estimation process

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People born in Gilmer County (1)

American football player Dick Powell was born in Gilmer County

Other places with the same name (2)

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