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The location of Ajax

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Welcome to Ajax ...

Ajax is located in Mingo County.

Ajax is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Ajax lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Ajax, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Ajax: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Ajax ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Inez (KY)   [Map]   684   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Warfield (KY)   [Map]   255   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,205   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   540   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kermit   [Map]   381   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,649   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ajax.

Communities Also Named Ajax ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Ajax - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ajax.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ajax. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ajax. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ajax.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ajax:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ajax ...

Looking for more information about Ajax? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ajax? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ajax, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ajax.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ajax. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ajax. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ajax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ajax.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Ajax. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ajax) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ajax. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8026, Longitude: -82.3046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ajax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ajax.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ajax.



 
 
 

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