Marlinton, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 1,049 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 474  (45.2%)
Females: 575  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 24924.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,772 (it was $21,293 in 2000)
Marlinton:

$22,772
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,455 (it was $14,957 in 2000)

Marlinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,476 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Marlinton:

$70,476
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,671; Detached houses: $82,045; In 2-unit structures: $74,440; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,231; Mobile homes: $44,787; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $175,466

Median gross rent in 2012: $610.

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Marlinton races chart
  • White alone - 1,027 (97.4%)
  • Black alone - 15 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marlinton: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.9%), Irish (16.1%), United States (12.3%), English (11.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2130 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 470 people per square mile   (low).

Marlinton, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Marlinton:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marlinton town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Marlinton, West Virginia as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marlinton to the number of sex offenders is 75 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $268 (0.4%)

Marlinton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (66.0 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (149.1 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (292.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Huntersville, WV (2.2 miles) , Hillsboro, WV (3.0 miles ), Cass, WV (3.9 miles) , Green Bank, WV (4.4 miles) , Warm Springs, VA (4.5 miles) , Hot Springs, VA (4.6 miles ), Bergoo, WV (4.6 miles) , Falling Spring, WV (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $27,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 80.09 W

Area code: 304

Marlinton household income distribution Marlinton home values distribution

Crime rates in Marlinton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5442200
per 100,000 416.7333.3340.1162.7157.20.00.0
Burglaries 4676340
per 100,000 333.3500.0595.2488.2235.8320.50.0
Thefts 2525850
per 100,000 166.7416.7170.1406.8628.9400.60.0
Auto thefts 0001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.081.478.60.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 107.0111.7110.084.574.936.30.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Marlinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -414 (-25.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Work and jobs in Marlinton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Marlinton, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Marlinton-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.1 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 226.5 miles away from Marlinton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 122.5 miles away from Marlinton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 126.7 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 Pocahontas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marlinton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marlinton:

  • POCAHONTAS CENTER (ROUTE 1, BOX 500)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marlinton:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 63 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • American National University (about 65 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 65 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • James Madison University (about 68 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 69 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 72 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)

Public elementary/middle school in Marlinton:

See full list of schools located in Marlinton

Library in Marlinton:

  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY FREE LIBRARIES (Operating income: $307,297; Location: 500 EIGHTH STREET; 61,208 books; 1,597 audio materials; 3,294 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marlinton: Marlinton District Ranger Station (A), Marlinton Rescue Squad (B), Pocahontas County Courthouse (C), Pocahontas County Jail (D), West Virginia Division of Forestry Pocahontas County Field Office (E), Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marlinton include: Saint Johns Episcopal Church (A), Marlinton United Methodist Church (B), Marlinton Presbyterian Church (C), Edray United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Knapp Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Stony Creek (C), Spring Run (D), Sharp Run (E), Price Run (F), Marlin Run (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Arrington Roy David Attorney - Pocahontas County Family Court (900 10th Avenue).

Pocahontas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MARLINTON TOWN OF (Address: 709 SECOND AVE. , Population served: 1,385, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
CAMP TWIN CREEKS (Population served: 180, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
POCAHONTAS 4 H CAMP (Address: 900 E TENTH AVENUE , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATOGA STATE PARK BEAVER CREEK CG (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATOGA STATE PARK BUSH PLACE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
POCAHONTAS CAMPGROUND (Address: 1627 Cemetery Rd , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USFS DAY RUN CAMPGROUND (Address: 1627 Cemetery Rd , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN QUEST INSTITUTE (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marlinton that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN BANK SCHOOL (Address: 926 FIFTH AVE , Population served: 308, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATOGA STATE PARK ISLAND LICK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATOGA STATE PARK PINE RUN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.1%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Marlinton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Marlinton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Marlinton (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Marlinton Main at 201-209 8th Street, branch established on 1899/03/21. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Pendleton Community Bank, Inc.: Marlinton Branch at Po Box 87 900 North Seneca Trail, branch established on 2001/11/26. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $253.5 mil, Deposits: $218.5 mil, headquarters in Franklin, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Allegheny Bancshares, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Marlinton Branch at 300 Eighth Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marlinton, West Virginia:

  • Marlinton Motor Inn, Rt 219 N, Marlinton, WV 24954 , Phone: (304) 799-4711, Fax: (304) 799-7402
  • The Inn At Mountain Quest, RR 2 Box 109, Marlinton, WV 24954 , Phone: (304) 799-7267, Fax: (304) 799-0861
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marlinton, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Marlinton travel time to work - commute Marlinton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marlinton town (based on Pocahontas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.87%
Here: 29.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents38.1%22.1%15.3%7.5%5.0%
Congregations47.9%6.3%12.5%10.4%4.2%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%1.9%1.6%2.8%
Congregations4.2%2.1%4.2%2.1%6.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pocahontas County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pocahontas County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

14.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

32.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,420$29,0400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$969
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,320$39,8400$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,134$18,8040$0
Water Supply 5$10,195$24,4680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$369
Totals for Government 9$19,069$25,4252$1,338

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, WV  0.48% ($22,733 average AGI)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.35% ($21,545)


4.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.48% ($42,667 average AGI)
to Randolph County, WV  0.48% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marlinton:

  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marlinton:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)

Marlinton fatal accident list:

Apr 4, 2011 06:55 AM, Williams River Rd, Lat: 38.33388, Lon: -80.22981, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1987 02:17 PM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1976 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $11,570,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 915
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 13,740

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Marlinton Cell Site Northwest Of Us Route 219 In Marrlinton (Lat: 38.234833 Lon: -80.092556), Structure height: 743.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN640
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Erik Brooks, 5th Avenue & Stillwell Road (Lat: 38.218750 Lon: -80.094250), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE. 100
  • Erik Brooks, 5th Avenue & Stillwell Road (Lat: 38.218750 Lon: -80.094250), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 54075 m, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE. 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dept Of Hwys Hdqtrs (Lat: 38.238444 Lon: -80.087556), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPDZ650, Licensee ID: L00038645
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2003, Expiration Date: 01/05/2014
    Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 799-6433

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Thomastown Rd (Lat: 38.227889 Lon: -80.077833), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTT645
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/2008, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019
    Registrant: Lloyd\'s Electronics, 2100 7th Ave, Charleston, WV 25312, Phone: (304) 720-1562, Fax: (304) 720-1565, Email:
  • MARLINTON, Lat: 38.223611 Lon: -80.094056, Call Sign: WQJL963
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2008, Expiration Date: 10/29/2018, Certifier: Star Barlow
    Registrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marlinton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Marlinton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4079.3 years
John3976.8 years
James3971.0 years
William3174.4 years
Robert2272.5 years
Charles2170.9 years
Harry1575.1 years
Henry1472.7 years
Mabel1481.1 years
Helen1370.5 years
Most common last names in Marlinton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sharp6176.2 years
Moore3881.9 years
Smith2679.9 years
Mclaughlin2574.6 years
Waugh2176.9 years
Underwood2178.9 years
Mccarty2075.9 years
Beverage1975.9 years
Galford1878.3 years
Gibson1876.8 years
Businesses in Marlinton, WV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Rite Aid1

Marlinton on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
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