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Welcome to Coon Island ...

Coon Island is located in Washington County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Coon Island: Coon Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Coon Island is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Websites for Coon Island ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washcochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Coon Island, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Coon Island ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coon Island.

  • Wheeling [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling [Ohio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Coon Island
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<4>
  • Washington [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Coon Island
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<4>
  • Canonsburg [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canonsburg
    • Canonsburg [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Coon Island
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,760 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canonsburg<4>
  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Coon Island
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martins Ferry [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Ferry
      • Martins Ferry [Belmont County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martins Ferry<4>
    • Bellaire [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
      • Bellaire [Belmont County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<4>
    • Shadyside [Belmont County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadyside
      • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<4>
    • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo Junction
      • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mingo Junction<4>
    • Follansbee [Brooke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Follansbee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Follansbee
      • Follansbee [Brooke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Follansbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Follansbee<4>
    • Wellsburg [Brooke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsburg
      • Wellsburg [Brooke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Coon Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,530 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsburg<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coon Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coon Island.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coon Island. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coon Island.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coon Island. See our Newspapers Page for Coon Island.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coon Island ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coon Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coon Island) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Coon Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coon Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coon Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1110, Longitude: -80.4602    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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