Grantsville, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 513 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 233  (45.5%)
Females: 280  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26147.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,394 (it was $26,111 in 2000)
Grantsville:

$30,394
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,050 (it was $13,501 in 2000)

Grantsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $68,968 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Grantsville:

$68,968
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,475; detached houses: $110,198; mobile homes: $104,756

Median gross rent in 2019: $530.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grantsville: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.8%
(35.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grantsville, WV (2019)
    • 44491.0%White alone
    • 244.9%Two or more races
    • 173.5%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone

Races in Grantsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Grantsville, West Virginia as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grantsville is 39 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (18.1%), American (13.9%), English (6.9%), Russian (4.9%), Iraqi (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 713 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,127 people per square mile   (low).

Grantsville, West Virginia map

18 residents are foreign born (2.5% North America).

This town:

3.7%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $403 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $363 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (49.2 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (120.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (326.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Glenville, WV (3.7 miles ),
Spencer, WV (4.0 miles ),
Auburn, WV (4.2 miles),
Reedy, WV (4.2 miles),
Sand Fork, WV (4.3 miles),
Elizabeth, WV (4.3 miles ),
Pullman, WV (4.5 miles),
Harrisville, WV (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 81.09 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Grantsville, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grantsville, WV in 2019
Grantsville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

13.1%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Grantsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (24.7%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Retail florists (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Grantsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Plant and system operators (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Legal support workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)

Average climate in Grantsville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grantsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Grantsville town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 59.9 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grantsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from Grantsville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from Grantsville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grantsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grantsville:

  • MINNIE HAMILTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 186 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • CALHOUN GENL HOSP D/P (PO BOX 490)
  • MINNIE HAMILTON HEALTH CARE CT (186 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grantsville:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 30 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • West Virginia State University (about 53 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Fairmont State University (about 64 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Hocking College (about 71 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University (about 79 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 79 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Public high school in Grantsville:

  • CALHOUN-GILMER CAREER CENTER (Location: 5326 EAST LITTLE KANAWHA HWY, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Grantsville:

See full list of schools located in Grantsville

Library in Grantsville:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,697; Location: 250 MILL STREET NORTH; 14,894 books; 694 audio materials; 736 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grantsville: Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department Station 100 (A), Calhoun County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Simon Run (A), Philip Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Calhoun County - Courts- Magistrate Court- Clerk (Courthouse), Calhoun County - Courts- Circuit Court- Clerk (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Bernard P. Bell - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bob Mollohan - Politician.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grantsville and their reported violations in the past:

CALHOUN-GILMER CAREER CENTER (Address: 5260 E LITTLE KANAWHA HWY , Population served: 250, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
24 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Grantsville (2011 data):

  • Calhoun County Bank, Inc.: at 372 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.4 mil, Deposits: $104.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Calhoun Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Grantsville:

Marital status in Grantsville, WV
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Grantsville:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grantsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grantsville, WV (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,16917
Evangelical Protestant6246
Other5-
Catholic--
None5,829-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Calhoun County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Calhoun County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Calhoun County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.2%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grantsville:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Grantsville:

33.7%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.8%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grantsville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4$10,746$32,2380$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,274$27,2881$293
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Sewerage 1$1,257$15,0840$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,563$18,7560$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$664
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$127
Totals for Government 8$17,612$26,4183$1,085

Grantsville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,202,000 ($2343.08)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($72.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $397,000 ($773.88)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($313.84)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($191.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($144.25)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($138.40)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($29.24)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($17.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.95)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($23.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $196,000 ($382.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($115.01)

Grantsville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $172,000 ($335.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($189.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($58.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($9.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $417,000 ($812.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($1.95)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($70.18)
    Property: $29,000 ($56.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($50.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $19,000 ($37.04)

Grantsville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,775,000 ($3460.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,753,000 ($3417.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($42.88)

Grantsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($136.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $91,000 ($177.39)

Businesses in Grantsville, WV

  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grantsville:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVRC (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, WV; Owner: STAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grantsville:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVRC-FM (104.7 FM; SPENCER, WV; Owner: STAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

Grantsville fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2019 10:10 AM, Sr-5, Lat: 38.901136, Lon: -81.021250, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 27, 2014 03:23 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 38.655375, Lon: -81.072147, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1985 12:20 AM, Elizabeth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.5mTotal length
  • $16,050,000Total costs
  • 12,746Total average daily traffic
  • 716Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,493Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grantsville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grantsville, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Rt. I Box 69-A (121829) (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKN848
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St. Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Pleasant Hill Rd (14828) (Lat: 38.924694 Lon: -81.082111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.3 m, Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN839, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility Spectrum LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Joe Gonzalez, 2.6 Mi N Grantsville,Wv On Cr 35/14 (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Dhhr/Bph State Trauma Emergency Care System, Tony.G.Porter@wv.Gov, , Morga-ntown, Phone: (304) 581-2900
  • Joe Gonzalez, 2.6 Mi N Grantsville,Wv On Cr 35/14 (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Dhhr/Bph State Trauma Emergency Care System, Tony.G.Porter@wv.Gov, , Morga-ntown, Phone: (304) 581-2900
  • Patrick McGue, 2.6 Mi N Grantsville,Wv On Cr 35/14 (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 54013 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: West Virginia Division Of Homeland Security And Emergency Management, Sirn.Tower@wv.Gov, , Charl-eston, Phone: (304) 558-5380
  • THOMAS L KIRK, 2.6 Mi N Grantsville,Wv On Cr 35/14 (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 54013 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Wv Division Of Emergency Management, Sirn.License@wv.Gov, , Dunba-r, Phone: (304) 558-5380

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 16 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 38.933417 Lon: -81.085111), Call Sign: KNDY271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 09/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: Calhoun County Schools, Rr 1 Box 1e, Grantsville, WV 26147, Phone: (304) 354-7011
  • Jct Wv Rt 16 And Rt 5 (Lat: 38.920917 Lon: -81.095944), Call Sign: KQF374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2021, Certifier: Bradley R Carroll Sr., Registrant: East Ohio Gas Company, 707 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (216) 736-6992, Fax: (216) 736-6894
  • 4.2 Mi Nne (Lat: 38.956472 Lon: -81.060111), Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPCY383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2013, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr., Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GRANTSVILLE, 2.6 Mi N Grantsville,Wv On Cr 35/14 (Lat: 38.959389 Lon: -81.082000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQNW730, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 04/01/2021, Expiration Date: 06/21/2031, Certifier: Joe Gonzales, Registrant: Wv Division Of Emergency Management, 2403 Fairlawn Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • 69268A, Town Hill Rd (Lat: 38.924694 Lon: -81.082111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WRCL309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 10/30/2028, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Email:
  • STATION, 0.1 Mi S Of (Lat: 38.920917 Lon: -81.095944), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WHJ305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 06/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2000, Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, 10463 Wilden Drive, Ashland, VA 23005, Phone: (804) 550-5906, Fax: (804) 550-5857, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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Most common first names in Grantsville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2772.1 years
William2477.0 years
John2273.9 years
Mary1980.8 years
Charles1570.7 years
Robert1261.9 years
Virginia1179.4 years
Walter1080.4 years
Donald1069.9 years
Paul970.3 years
Most common last names in Grantsville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stump4079.1 years
Johnson2174.8 years
Richards2071.4 years
Stevens1679.1 years
Yoak1677.7 years
Smith1582.9 years
Bennett1377.8 years
Wilson1377.6 years
Miller1274.3 years
Whipkey1278.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grantsville, WV
  • 91.2%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grantsville, WV
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity


Grantsville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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