David Casebolt, Mayor   ...   Rita Cox, Recorder
The City of Nitro is a World War I boom town, built by
the United States Government to manufacture gun  
powder for the war.

At an elevation of 590 feet, Nitro is located along the
Kanawha River, just off I-64 about 12 miles west of  
Charleston, West Virginia.

Per the 2010 census, the population was 7,178
within the city limits of 4.28 square miles ...
more demographics
: Nitro, West Virginia 25143
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World War I Boom Town, ground broken Dec. 23, 1917

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