West Virginia Gilmer County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Gilmer County, West Virginia. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in West Virginia Gilmer County.

Street Address: 214 Walnut Street, Glenville, WV 26351
Phone Number: (304) 462-5620 Gilmer 23,991 17,200

Street Address: 214 Walnut Street, Glenville, WV 26351
Phone Number: (304) 462-5620 Gilmer N/A N/A

Overview of Gilmer County, West Virginia

Gilmer County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 7,160. Its county seat is Glenville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 881 km² (340 mi²). 881 km² (340 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 7,160 people, 2,768 households, and 1,862 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (21/mi²). There are 3,621 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.33% White, 0.91% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,768 households out of which 28.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% are non-families. 25.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 16.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 101.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $22,857, and the median income for a family is $28,685. Males have a median income of $25,497 versus $15,353 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,498. 25.90% of the population and 20.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.70% of those under the age of 18 and 8.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Gilmer County, West Virginia has the following cities and towns:

  • Glenville
  • Sand Fork

Map of Gilmer County West Virginia