Summersville, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 3,541 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 1,858  (52.5%)
Females: 1,683  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26651, 26679.

Summersville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,748 (it was $29,783 in 2000)
Summersville:

$34,748
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,376 (it was $23,217 in 2000)

Summersville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,892 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Summersville:

$96,892
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $120,224; Detached houses: $143,359; Mobile homes: $46,120

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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Summersville races chart
  • White alone - 3,444 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summersville: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.5%), English (21.0%), Irish (18.4%), German (15.8%), Italian (3.7%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1894 feet

Land area: 4.25 square miles.

Population density: 834 people per square mile   (low).

Summersville,WV real estate house value index trend

Summersville, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Summersville:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summersville town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

39 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 19 registered sex offenders living in Summersville, West Virginia as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Summersville to the number of sex offenders is 188 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $567 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $488 (0.5%)

Summersville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (43.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (156.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nettie, WV (3.1 miles ), Craigsville, WV (3.4 miles ), Tioga, WV (3.7 miles) , Hico, WV (3.8 miles ), Camden-on-Gauley, WV (3.8 miles) , Fenwick, WV (3.8 miles) , Birch River, WV (4.0 miles) , Richwood, WV (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $103,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 80.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,016 (+84.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 992 (67.8%)

Area code: 304

Summersville household income distribution Summersville home values distribution

Crime rates in Summersville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100010000
per 100,000 30.529.90.00.00.030.20.00.00.00.0
Robberies 2000110020
per 100,000 60.90.00.00.029.730.20.00.055.90.0
Assaults 7062457N/A2742
per 100,000 213.20.0181.359.3118.8150.8211.8N/A754.81174.5
Burglaries 8171351181119129
per 100,000 243.7508.2392.9148.3326.8241.3332.8567.0335.5251.7
Thefts 9383130496567210106105108
per 100,000 2832.82481.33928.71453.11931.12020.56354.03163.22935.43020.1
Auto thefts 9684636255
per 100,000 274.1179.4241.8118.6178.390.5181.559.7139.8139.8
Arson 0200000002
per 100,000 0.059.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.055.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.3) 208.5151.9210.878.9129.0147.7293.4N/A280.7337.4

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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 Summersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.75
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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

Average climate in Summersville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Summersville-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 168.4 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 223.1 miles away from Summersville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 230.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Summersville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 Nicholas County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summersville topographic map

Birthplace of: Buzz Nutter - Football player, Stephen Roberts (director) - Film director.

Hospitals and medical centers in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE GROUP HOME (509 DUFFY STREET)
  • SUMMERSVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 400 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS ROAD)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE DIALYSIS (229 MERCHANTS WALK)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (800 BROAD STREET)

Airports located in Summersville:

  • Summersville Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 800, Itinerant Ops: 500, Local Ops: 1,000, Military Ops: 20)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summersville:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 51 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 61 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 74 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 77 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Roanoke College (about 81 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Radford University (about 81 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)

Public high school in Summersville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Summersville:

Private elementary/middle school in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 70 FRIENDS R FUN DR; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Summersville

Library in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,300; Location: 6201 WEBSTER ROAD; 35,736 books; 807 audio materials; 663 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Summersville: Summersville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Summersville (B), Elizabeth Stephenson Memorial Library (C), Summersville Municipal Building (D), Nicholas County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summersville include: Saint Johns Church (A), Dotson-Simpson United Methodist Church (B), Summersville Church of God (C), Summersville Presbyterian Church (D), Summersville Pentecostal Holiness Church (E), Summersville Baptist Church (F), Southern Baptist Fellowship Church (G), Saint Martins Church (H), Memorial United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Catholic Church Cemetery (1), Groves Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Duffy Branch (A), Arbuckle Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Summersville (5400 Webster Road), Super 8 Summersville WV (306 Merchants Walk), Country Inn Sts Summersville (106 Merchant Walk Shopping Centre), SLEEP INN (701 Professional Park Dr), Super 8 Motel (306 Merchants Walk), Sleep Inn Summersville (701 Professional Park Drive).

Court: Summerville City - Municipal Court (400 Broad Street).

Nicholas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SUMMERSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 5,746, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-17-2009 to FEB-17-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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:  59.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Summersville in 2000:

  • 58 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Summersville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Summersville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Summersville (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Summersville Northside Branch at 815 Northside Dr, branch established on 1993/12/20; Summersville Main Branch at 811 Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Summersville Walmart Branch at 200 Wal Street, branch established on 2007/08/11. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • United Bank: Summersville Branch at 2004 West Webster Road, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Summersville Northside Branch at 902 North Side Drive, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Summersville Main Branch at 507 Main Street, branch established on 1900/04/17. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

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

  • Best Western Summersville Lake Motor Lodge, 1203 S Broad St, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-6900, Fax: (304) 872-6908
  • Super 8 Motel-summersville, 306 Merchants Walk, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-4888, Fax: (304) 872-4888
  • Comfort Inn, 903 Industrial Dr N, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-6500, Fax: (304) 872-3090
  • Sleep Inn, 701 Professional Park Dr, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-4500, Fax: (304) 872-0288
  • Mountain State Motel, Rt 41, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-2702
  • Hampton Inn Of Summersville, 5400 Webster Rd, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-7100, Fax: (304) 872-7101
  • Country Inn & Suites, 106 Merchants Walk, Summersville, WV 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-0555, Fax: (304) 872-9585
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Summersville, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Summersville town (based on Nicholas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.84%
Here: 39.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents45.2%24.7%6.6%5.8%3.5%
Congregations20.5%39.8%3.4%2.3%6.8%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.9%6.4%
Congregations1.1%1.1%2.3%4.5%18.2%
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
Nicholas County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Nicholas County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Nicholas County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nicholas County:

31.7%
West Virginia:

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

13.7%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$21,323$36,5540$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$7,988
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 16$50,107$37,5800$0
Police - Other 1$3,038$36,4560$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,351$41,6420$0
Hospitals 397$1,696,117$51,26890$138,317
Sewerage 6$16,118$32,2360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,524$30,2880$0
Water Supply 7$24,190$41,4692$1,512
Other and Unallocable 2$6,077$36,4620$0
Totals for Government 442$1,836,845$49,869102$148,817

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.46% ($33,585 average AGI)
from Webster County, WV  0.45% ($36,250)
from Clay County, WV  0.25% ($23,045)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.51% ($33,933 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.32% ($23,214)
to Webster County, WV  0.31% ($28,185)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

TV broadcast stations around Summersville:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Summersville, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 44
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 97
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Summersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 583
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,162

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Summersville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Summersville, WV)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: REYNOLDS DONALD H PIETENPOL AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 196RD , Serial Number: 1, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Donald H Reynolds, 132 Eric Dr, Summersville, WV 26651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 60RR , Serial Number: 421C0885, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Rader Aviation Inc, 602 Lincoln St, Summersville, WV 26651
  • Aircraft: CENTRAL TESTING INC EXEC 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 73CT , Serial Number: 6397
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Testing Inc, Po Box 481, Summersville, WV 26651
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84174 , Serial Number: 7AC2862
    Registrant (Government): Civil Air Patrol West Virginia Wg, , Summersville, WV 26651

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Summersville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summersville, WV
Most common first names in Summersville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6878.0 years
James6369.0 years
William5576.1 years
John5575.6 years
Charles5274.7 years
Joseph2576.0 years
Robert2570.2 years
George2379.6 years
Gladys2081.5 years
Thomas1872.4 years
Most common last names in Summersville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6474.0 years
Mcclung5281.0 years
Groves4676.8 years
Odell4176.9 years
Rader3675.1 years
Grose3374.6 years
Bailes2874.6 years
Thomas2771.2 years
Adkins2667.0 years
Hughes2680.2 years
Businesses in Summersville, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2015.



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