City of Nitro
2009 20th Street
Nitro, WEST VIRGINIA 25143
Contact phone: 304-755-0702
Web site: http://www.cityofnitro.org
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.