Whitmer, West Virginia

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Whitmer, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Whitmer, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Whitmer, West Virginia
Whitmer, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°48′46″N 79°32′56″W / 38.81278°N 79.54889°W / 38.81278; -79.54889Coordinates: 38°48′46″N 79°32′56″W / 38.81278°N 79.54889°W / 38.81278; -79.54889
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Area[1]
 • Total 0.423 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Land 0.423 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,762 ft (842 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 106
 • Density 250/sq mi (97/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26296[3]
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1553440[4]

Whitmer is a census-designated place (CDP) in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. It is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) south-southwest of Harman and is situated on the Dry Fork Cheat River. Whitmer had a post office, which closed on May 21, 2011.[5] As of the 2010 census, its population was 106.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ "Whitmer". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  6. ^ 'Complete Biographical Encyclopedia of Pulitzer Prize Winners 1917-2000,' volume 16, Heinz-D. Fischer and Erika J. Fischer, K.G. Saur, Munich, Germany: 2002, Biographical Sketch of Dewey Lee Fleming, pg. 71