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Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Marlinton is 38.223N. The longitude is -80.094W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,126 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,226.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$21,293
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marlinton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Marlin's Bottom
Known as the "Birthplace of Rivers," because the Greenbrier, Cherry, Elk, Cheat, Gauley, Tygart Valley, Williams and Cranberry rivers originate here.
Local festivals include:
  • Autumn Harvest Festival - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marlinton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Monongahela National Forest, Calvin Price State Forest, Greenbrier River Trail, Watoga State Park
Historic sites and museums: Pocahontas County Museum
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 Marlinton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pocahontas 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 24924 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Marlinton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marlinton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marlinton was $14,957, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Marlinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marlinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $696.


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Newspapers in Marlinton include Pocahontas Times

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

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The average commute time for Marlinton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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