(A significant amount of information used on this site is from MARTHA JANE BECKER, Author : "Bramwell - The Diary of a Millionaire Coal Town". This material posted on the Historic Bramwell Site was used with her explicit permission.)

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A view of Historic Bramwell from the Bramwell High School football field.

Bramwell  is a West Virginia Historic Town on a peninsula of the Bluestone River - founded 1888. The town reflects large fortunes amassed by local coal barons and is renowned for having an abundance of well preserved Victorian and Tudor style mansions. Around the turn of the century fourteen millionaires resided here during the town's heyday. Bramwell offers self-guided walking tours and pre-arranged group tours that are highlighted by Spring and Christmas historic home tours.

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Bramwell Town Hall, PO Box 338
Bramwell, WV 24715

( 304 ) 248 - 7114

Town of Bramwell, WV Year 2019 Town Council Election Results:
By : CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph Jun 12, 2019 BRAMWELL —

Bramwell Mayor Lou Stoker retained her position, and two newcomers will serve on town council. Municipal elections were held Tuesday in the town. Stoker, who has been mayor for 12 years, was challenged by Michelle Cook. Stoker received 78 votes to Cook’s 35. Town Council had five seats up for grabs with eight contenders. Incumbents Kelly Murphy Eller, Kelly Goins and Rufus Morgan were reelected. Eller garnered 79 votes, Goins received 73 and Morgan 50. The two newcomers on council will be Susan Lance Troutner, who received 59 votes, and John Petrulis, with 47 votes. Incumbent Mandy Fink did not retain her seat, getting 44 votes. The other contenders were Michelle Bourdua, who garnered 35 votes, and Cherish Weeks, who received 22 votes. One seat that had to be filled was vacant after a resignation. Town recorder Lara Sitler ran unopposed for that office and she had 82 votes.

 

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