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Welcome to Platform ...

Platform is located in Lawrence County.

Platform is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Platform is located in the (740) area code.

Communities near Platform ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Platform and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ironton   [Map]   10,722   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Point   [Map]   3,874   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barboursville (WV)   [Map]   4,217   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Platform. 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 Platform. 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 Platform.

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

Websites for Platform ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.lawrencecountyohio.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Platform ...

Looking for more information about Platform? 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 Platform? 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 Platform, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Platform.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Platform. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Platform) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Platform. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5584, Longitude: -82.3513     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Platform have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Platform.

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