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Grant Town

Grant Town, WV

  • 304-278-7381
  • 304 Main St Grant Town, WV 26574

Grant Town is a town north of Fairmont, past Rivesville with a population of 613 at the time of the 2010 census. Grant Town is the site of Grant Town Power Plant, an 80MW electrical generation facility. 

The History:

Established in 1901 with the opening of the Federal Coal and Coke Company, Grant Town was named after company vice president Robert Grant. Grant Town was incorporated in 1946. Folklore says the town is home to the Grant Town Goon, a Bigfoot-type creature and various hauntings. Natives include Charles Csuri, digital art pioneer; football coach Rich Rodriguez and Ziggy comic strip creator Tom Wilson.

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