Fairmont is a city located in Marion County, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,097. It is the county seat of Marion County.
Gymnastics legend Mary Lou Retton and football coach Nick Saban were both born in Fairmont.
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City of FairmontKnown as "The Friendly City." Located along side the Monongahela, Tygart and West Fork Rivers. Is the county seat of Marion County and is the largest municipality in Marion County. Chartered February 18, 1899.
Institute for Software Research, Inc.A not-for-profit corporation that engages in advanced research and development of software and related technologies for both commercial and government clients.
Public Health Assessment: Sharon Steel CorporationAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease registry (ATSDR) Superfund assessment of the abandoned site of the Fairmont Coke Works, bordering another Superfund site, Big Johns Salvage Company.
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West Virginia High Technology Consortium FoundationCatalyst for economic diversification by partnering with government, business - both large and small, and academia: to invest in the education of a quality workforce; to research technologies for competitive advantage; to stimulate the development of a high technology infrastructure.