Gormania, West Virginia

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Gormania, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Entering Gormania along eastbound US 50
Entering Gormania along eastbound US 50
Gormania is located in West Virginia
Gormania
Gormania
Gormania is located in the US
Gormania
Gormania
Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 79°20′40″W / 39.29278°N 79.34444°W / 39.29278; -79.34444Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 79°20′40″W / 39.29278°N 79.34444°W / 39.29278; -79.34444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Grant
Elevation 2,333 ft (711 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26720
GNISfeature ID 1554585[1]

Gormania is an unincorporated community along the North Branch Potomac River in Grant County, West Virginia. Gormania lies on the Northwestern Turnpike (US 50), which crosses the North Branch into Gorman, Maryland via Gormania Bridge. It is named for United States Senator from Maryland, Arthur P. Gorman (March 11, 1839 – June 4, 1906).[2]

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Gormania, viewed from US 50 bridge, 1940s 
Gormania postmark 

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