Gilmer County

Gilmer County is located in central West Virginia.  The population in 2010 was 8,693 and the county seat is Glenville.  It is home to Glenville State College, the Federal Correctional Institution – Gilmer, and the annual West Virginia State Folk Festival.  

 

Glenville is the only major city in Gilmer County, but there are small communities spread around the county. 

 

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DUCK RUN CABLE

SUSPENSION BRIDGE

LOCATION: RT 5, JUST WEST OF CR 30, APPX 2-1/2 MILES EAST OF RT 33 AT GLENVILLE

GPS:

38* 55′ 44″ N, 80* 47′ 14″ W

38.929060 N, 80.787335 W

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ENGLE HOMESTEAD

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 5 MILES WEST OF GLENVILLE, APPX 200 YARDS EAST OF CR 20

GPS:

38* 57′ 33″ N, 80* 54′ 29″ W

38.959248 N, 80.908159 W

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FORT MOORE

LOCATION: CAMPUS OF GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE, LINN STREET NEAR ENTRANCE TO HEALTH BUILDING AND PRESIDENT’S HOME

GPS:

38* 56′ 11″ N, 80* 50′ 00″ W

38.936497 N, 80.833548 W

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GILMER COUNTY POOR FARM INFIRMARY

LOCATION: 1/4 MILE WEST OF DOWNTOWN GLENVILLE, ON SYCAMORE ROAD APPX 1-1/2 MILES NORTH OF RT 5, NEXT TO COUNTY RECREATION CENTER

GPS:

38* 57′ 05″ N, 80* 49′ 42″ W

38.952154 N, 80.828437 W

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THE GILMER RIFLES

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN GLENVILLE, EAST MAIN STREET NEAR MORRIS STREET

GPS:

38* 55′ 57″ N, 80* 50′ 09″ W

38. 932577 N, 80.835863 W

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GLENVILLE

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN GLENVILLE, MAIN STREET, 1/2 BLOCK SOUTH OF RT 119

GPS:

38* 56′ 01″ N, 80* 50′ 14″ W

38.933747 N, 80.835863 W

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GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE

LOCATION: CAMPUS OF GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE, HIGH STREET, IN FRONT OF ROBERT F. KIDD LIBRARY

GPS:

38* 56′ 06″ N, 80* 50′ 14″ W

38.935236 N, 80.834316 W

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GLENVILLE STATE

TEACHERS COLLEGE

LOCATION: CAMPUS OF GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE, HIGH STREET, IN FRONT OF ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

GPS:

38* 56′ 04″ N, 80* 50′ 01″ W

38.934599 N, 80.833622 W

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JOB’S TEMPLE

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF CR 35/4 (JOB RUN ROAD), APPX 10 MILES WEST OF GLENVILLE

GPS:

38* 55′ 54″ N, 80* 57′ 45″ W

38.931883 N, 80.962695 W

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OLD STALNAKER

FAMILY CEMETERY /

STALNAKER PLANTATION

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 9 MILES WEST OF GLENVILLE, APPX 200 YARDS EAST OF CR 24/2, APPX 200 YARDS FROM SITE OF FIRST GILMER COURT MARKER

GPS:

38* 55′ 51″ N, 80* 56′ 47″ W

38.930931 N, 80.946653 W

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RAID ON TROY

LOCATION: RT 47, TROY, APPX 3 MILES WEST OF LINN AND RT 33 / RT 119, NEXT TO POST OFFICE

GPS:

39* 01′ 12″ N, 80* 45′ 51″ W

39.020225 N, 80.764322 W

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SAMUEL LEWIS HAYES

LOCATION: RT 33/ RT 119 APPX 50 YARDS NORTH OF INTERSECTION WITH RT 5, APPX 1 MILE NORTHEAST OF GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE

GPS:

38* 56′ 30″ N, 80* 49′ 08″ W

38.941858 N, 80.819088 W

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SITE OF FIRST GILMER COURT

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 9 MILES WEST OF GLENVILLE, APPX 1/4 MILE EAST OF CR 24/2, APPX 200 YARDS FROM OLD STALNAKER FAMILY CEMETERY MARKER

GPS:

38* 55′ 46″ N, 80* 56′ 41″ W

38.929691 N, 80.944808 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

BRAXTON COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 4 MILES WEST OF BURNSVILLE AND I-79 EXIT 79, APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF LONG SHOAL ROAD

GPS:

38* 52′ 36″ N, 80* 42′ 15″ W

38.876721 N, 80.704446 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

CALHOUN COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 6 MILES EAST OF GRANTSVILLE, NEAR HATTIE-GILMER COUNTY ROAD (CR 35/22)

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GPS: (APPX)

38* 54′ 00″ N, 81* 00′ 36″ W

38.900185 N, 81.010010 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

CALHOUN COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 119/ RT 33, APPX 6 MILES EAST OF MILLSTONE, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF STUMPTOWN

GPS:

38* 50′ 13″ N, 81* 00′ 33″ W

38.837013 N, 81.009273 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

DODDRIDGE COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 18 AT COUNTY LINE

GPS:

39* 05’ 58” N / 80* 44’ 56” W

39.099562 N / 80.749126 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

LEWIS COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 33 / RT 119, LINN, APPX 250 YARDS NORTH OF INTERSECTION WITH RT 47 AND RT 33/RT 119, APPX 15 MILES WEST OF WESTON

GPS:

39* 00′ 35″ N, 80* 43′ 06″ W

39.009923 N, 80.718373 W

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GILMER COUNTY /

RITCHIE COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 47, APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF INTERSECTION WITH CR 19 (SPRUCE RUN ROAD), APPX 5 MILES WEST OF COXS MILLS

GPS:  (APPX)

39* 03’ 21” N, 80* 53’ 53” W

39.055940 N, 80.898281 W

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