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Gormania, West Virginia
Entering Gormania along eastbound US 50
Entering Gormania along eastbound US 50
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Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 79°20′40″W / 39.29278°N 79.34444°W / 39.29278; -79.34444Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 79°20′40″W / 39.29278°N 79.34444°W / 39.29278; -79.34444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Grant
Elevation
2,333 ft (711 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
26720
GNISfeature ID 1554585

Gormania is an unincorporated community along the North Branch Potomac River in Grant County, West Virginia. Gormania lies on the Northwestern Turnpike (US 50), which crosses the North Branch into Gorman, Maryland via Gormania Bridge. It is named for United States Senator from Maryland, Arthur P. Gorman (March 11, 1839 – June 4, 1906).

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