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Gilmer County was formed in 1845 from parts of Lewis and Kanawha Counties, and named for Thomas Walker Gilmer, Governor of Virginia from 1840 to 1841. Gilmer was later a representative in the United States Congress and Secretary of the Navy in President John Tyler's cabinet.
The county seat is Glenville.

As of 2007, Gilmer County had only one traffic light. It is located in the city of Glenville.
(source: wikipedia.org)

Towns
* Glenville * Sand Fork

Other Communities
* Baldwin * Cedarville * Coxs Mills * Gilmer * Lettergap
* Linn * Normantown * Rosedale * Shock
* Stouts Mills * Stumptown * Tanner * Troy


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