Thurmond Tourism, West Virginia

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Thurmond is a town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States, on the New River. The population was five at the 2010 census. During the heyday of coal mining in the New River Gorge, Thurmond was a prosperous town with a number of businesses and facilities for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. The town was the filming location for John Sayles' 1987 movie Matewan since it still possesses many of the characteristics of a 1920s Appalachian coal town. Today, much of Thurmond is owned by the National Park Service for the New River Gorge National River. The C&O passenger railway depot in town was renovated in 1995 and now functions as a Park Service visitor center. The entire town is a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. During the June 14, 2005, city elections, six of the city's seven residents sought elected office.

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Facts and Stats for Thurmond*

  • Pollution Statistics in Thurmond

    Know the pollution level of Thurmond before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Thurmond - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 29.17 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Thurmond

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Thurmond

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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