Marlinton, West Virginia

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Population in 2022: 981 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.5%
 
Males: 447  (45.6%)
Females: 534  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

47.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 24924.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $39,005 (it was $21,293 in 2000)
Marlinton:

$39,005
WV:

$54,329

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,465 (it was $14,957 in 2000)

Marlinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $87,230 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Marlinton:

$87,230
WV:

$155,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $202,678; detached houses: $225,580; townhouses or other attached units: $279,699; mobile homes: $58,964

Median gross rent in 2022: $614.

March 2022 cost of living index in Marlinton: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 33.5%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marlinton, WV (2022)
    • 1,01590.1%White alone
    • 524.6%Hispanic
    • 322.8%Two or more races
    • 171.5%Black alone
    • 80.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Marlinton, West Virginia as of June 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marlinton is 82 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
West Virginia average:

1.95
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Ancestries: American (29.9%), English (8.5%), Irish (6.0%), Italian (5.8%), Russian (3.3%), British (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2130 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 440 people per square mile   (low).

Marlinton, West Virginia map

24 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

2.1%
West Virginia:

1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $380 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $259 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 80.09 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Marlinton, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Marlinton, WV in 2022
Marlinton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $209,100
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $209,100
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $209,100
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $27,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $121,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Marlinton, WV residents
Average permit cost in Marlinton, WV
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
West Virginia:

4.0%
Most common industries in Marlinton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Truck transportation (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.3%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Marlinton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)

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 significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 32% 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 119.5 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 132.9 miles away from Marlinton 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 209.1 miles away from Marlinton 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 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from Marlinton center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Marlinton:

Marital status in Marlinton, WV
  • Never married: 41.9%
  • Now married: 28.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marlinton:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
West Virginia average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Marlinton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marlinton, WV (based on Pocahontas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,36818
Mainline Protestant1,20429
Catholic1152
Other11
None6,031-
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: 5
Pocahontas County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

14.01 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pocahontas County:

12.8%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

10.8%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marlinton:

63.0%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

65.5%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marlinton:

11.1%
State:

20.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Marlinton:

7.0
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
Marlinton:

69.3%
State:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Marlinton:

80.2%
West Virginia:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marlinton, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$10,075$40,3000$0
Financial Administration 2$5,706$34,2361$359
Streets and Highways 2$4,829$28,9740$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,505$27,0300$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,875$35,2501$703
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,630$19,5600$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$554
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,079
Totals for Government 12$32,620$32,6204$2,695

Marlinton government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,000 ($3.06)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $368,000 ($375.13)
    Health - Other: $192,000 ($195.72)
    Regular Highways: $168,000 ($171.25)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($170.23)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($122.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $65,000 ($66.26)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($45.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($43.83)
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000 ($38.74)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($24.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($13.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($75.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $487,000 ($496.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($64.22)

Marlinton government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $263,000 ($268.09)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($253.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($16.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($2.04)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $671,000 ($684.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($6.12)
  • Tax - Property: $167,000 ($170.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $57,000 ($58.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000 ($25.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000 ($15.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($15.29)
    Amusements Sales: $13,000 ($13.25)
    Other License: $10,000 ($10.19)

Marlinton government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,525,000 ($4612.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,368,000 ($4452.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,000 ($160.04)

Marlinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,520,000 ($1549.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $276,000 ($281.35)
Businesses in Marlinton, WV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Rite Aid1

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 15, 2017 11:39 PM, Cr-15-1, Lat: 38.252319, Lon: -80.069336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 2013 09:40 PM, Us-219, Lat: 38.226236, Lon: -80.094764, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 2011 06:55 AM, Williams River Rd, Lat: 38.333881, Lon: -80.229806, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 2007 02:48 PM, Us-219, Lat: 38.257878, Lon: -80.094817, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1987 02:17 PM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.3mTotal length
  • $18,575,000Total costs
  • 19,250Total average daily traffic
  • 1,863Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,969Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marlinton, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marlinton, WV

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 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2031Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 383-3420, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Erik Brooks, 5th Avenue & Stillwell Road (Lat: 38.218750 Lon: -80.094250), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

  • 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: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

  • Brian Ramirez, 910 Edgar Lane (Lat: 38.221389 Lon: -80.094694), Type: 32.0, Structure height: 54075 m, Overall height: 32 m, Registrant: Cellect Towers Iii LP, Brian@cellect-Towers.Com, , India-napolis, Phone: (317) 225-6075


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Dept Of Hwys Hdqtrs (Lat: 38.238444 Lon: -80.087556), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPDZ650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2023, Expiration Date: 01/05/2034, Registrant: Wv Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5367, Email:

  • 18838 Seneca Trail (Lat: 38.232222 Lon: -80.090278), Call Sign: WRUY782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2022, Expiration Date: 10/19/2032, Certifier: Jim Totten, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ThomasTown Tower, Thomastown Rd (Lat: 38.227889 Lon: -80.077833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTT645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz... (+13 more), Grant Date: 11/27/2018, Expiration Date: 01/19/2029, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, 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, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2018, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 7794H, N7794H, N-7794H, Serial Number: PH645488467, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Oak Hall, 18102 Seneca Trl, Marlinton, WV 24954
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/25/1970

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Marlinton, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.4%), and Outside Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marlinton, WV
    • 14861.4%Structure Fires
    • 6024.9%Outside Fires
    • 2711.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marlinton, WV
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marlinton, WV
  • 52.1%Electricity
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 4.6%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marlinton, WV
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 16.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Marlinton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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