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Glenville is a town in Gilmer County.

It is the county seat.

This community was named for its location in a glen.

The latitude of Glenville is 38.934N. The longitude is -80.837W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,501.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$20,243
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glenville demographic reports
Glenville is on the Little Kanawha River.
Former and merged names include:
· Solon
· Hartford
· Stewart's Creek
· Hardman
· The Ford
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • State Folk Festival - June 21-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Glenville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cedar Creek State Park
Colleges and universities: Glenville State College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Glenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gilmer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26351 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Glenville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glenville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glenville was $10,304, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

33% of Glenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Glenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.


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Gilmer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glenville political report.

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The average commute time for Glenville workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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