Bramwell, West Virginia

I.T. Mann House at Bramwell, WV, Mercer County, Bluestone Region
I.T. Mann House at Bramwell

Bramwell, West Virginia (WV), a community in western Mercer County, was incorporated in 1888 and named for mining engineer J. Herbert Bramwell, superintendent of the Flat Top Coal Company. The community was renowned as the home of many millionaires who had earned their money in the coal industry in the early 1900s. The Bramwell National Historic District protects several mansions formerly owned by coal operators whose residences were built on a bend in the Bluestone River

The National Coal Heritage Interpretive Center is located in the reconstructed Bramwell Train Depot, a visitor center which houses a museum and interpretive displays.  A tour of historic homes is hosted in December.

Lodging near Bramwell, West Virginia

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Parks & Public Recreation

Pinnacle Rock State Park is located along US-52 just south of Bramwell.


The community is located seven miles southwest of Montcalm, West Virginia, 10 miles northwest of Bluefield, West Virginia, and 14 miles southeast of Northfork, West Virginia.

Photos of Bramwell & Vicinity

Map of Bramwell, West Virginia

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Regional Information

Bramwell is located approximately 10 miles northwest of Bluefield, West Virginia, in the Bluestone Region of southern West Virginia.

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