Nitro Kanawha County, West Virginia

Nitro: Human settlement in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Nitro is a city located in the county of Kanawha in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,178 and a population density of 476 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,285 inhabitants.

Nitro Quick Facts

Population : 6,285 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Kanawha County
Different from : Nitro
Postal code : 25143
Area : 15.07 km2
Named for : nitrocellulose
Altitude : 594 feet / 181 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:33:26 (30th November 2021)
Density : 417 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.21% (2010-2020)
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Location of Nitro on West Virginia map.
Kanawha County West Virginia Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Nitro Highlighted locator map image
Kanawha County West Virginia Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Nitro Highlighted
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Geography

Nitro is located at 38°24'53"N 81°50'38"W (38.4148100, -81.8440200).

Nitro map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Nitro decreased by 14.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,178 - census
2011 6,905 -3.95% estimation process
2012 6,902 -0.04% estimation process
2013 6,869 -0.48% estimation process
2014 6,814 -0.81% estimation process
2015 6,726 -1.31% estimation process
2016 6,645 -1.22% estimation process
2017 6,545 -1.53% estimation process
2018 6,447 -1.52% estimation process
2019 6,373 -1.16% estimation process
2020 6,285 -1.4% estimation process

Nitro zip code is 25143. County name: Kanawha, County fips: 54039

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Local Places in Nitro

1 Nitro City Hall
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Address: 2009 20th St, Nitro, WV 25143 ➦ Show Map

☎ +13047550702 🔗 Url

Nitro City Hall
2 Nitro Recorder's Office

Address: 20th St, Nitro, WV 25143 ➦ Show Map

☎ +13047550707 🔗 Url

3 Nitro Building Department

Address: 20th St, Nitro, WV 25143 ➦ Show Map

☎ +13047550703 🔗 Url

Schools in Nitro

College & universities near Nitro, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237899 West Virginia State University Institute (WV) 25112-1000

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Nitro, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Nitro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Nitr Post Office Nitro (WV) 25143

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Kanawha County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kanawha County , WV. (more)

City Name Population Title
Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
South Charleston 12,036 City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
Cross Lanes 9,995 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Saint Albans 9,763 City in West Virginia
Dunbar 6,951 Town in East Lothian, Scotland
Sissonville 4,028 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Pinch 3,262 Place in West Virginia
Alum Creek 1,749 Census-designated place in West Virginia, USA
Montgomery 1,492 City in West Virginia, United States of America
Chesapeake 1,393 Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
Marmet 1,351 City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America
Coal Fork 1,233 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Elkview 1,222 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Tornado 1,187 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Belle 1,108 Town in West Virginia, United States
Clendenin 1,098 Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Nitro distances to largest West Virginia cities