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Summersville is a town in Nicholas County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Judge Lewis Summers.

The latitude of Summersville is 38.281N. The longitude is -80.852W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,880 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,300.


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Median household income
Local
$29,783
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Summersville demographic reports
Summersville is on Summersville Lake.
Former and merged names include:
· Nicholas Court House
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Nicholas County Fair - July 9-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Summersville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
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 Summersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nicholas 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 26679 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Summersville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Summersville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Summersville was $23,217, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Summersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Summersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.


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

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The average commute time for Summersville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Summersville include Best Western, Comfort Inn Summersville, Sleep Inn.

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