City of Nitro



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City of Nitro



City of Nitro
2009 20th Street
Nitro, WEST VIRGINIA 25143
KANAWHA County

Contact phone: 304-755-0702
Fax: 304-755-7502
Web site: http://www.cityofnitro.org
Latitude: 38.42143
Longitude: -81.841624

Nitro is known as a "Living Memorial to World War I.” A shortage of gunpowder during the conflict sparked the birth of this town as a place to manufacture nitrocellulose. Although the war ended shortly after the first shipment of explosives, the town continues to thrive today. Nitro, W.Va.