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Welcome to Clinchco ...

The town of Clinchco is located in Dickenson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clinchco has a population of 294 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clinchco.

Clinchco is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clinchco is located in the (276) area code.

The ZIP code for Clinchco: 24226<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clinchco had an population of 294 people. This is a decrease of 12.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clinchco had a population of 337 people. This makes Clinchco the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 337 people, the population of Clinchco decreased 20.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 424 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clinchco.

Communities near Clinchco ...

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

  • Wise (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Wise lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Clinchco and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,885 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wise<6>
  • Jenkins (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
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    • Jenkins lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Clinchco and is located in Letcher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkins<6>
  • Coeburn (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
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    • Coeburn lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Clinchco and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,835 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coeburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coeburn<6>
  • Clintwood (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
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    • Clintwood lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Clinchco and is located in Dickenson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clintwood<6>
  • Pound (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
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    • Pound lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Clinchco and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 917 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pound<6>
  • Grundy (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Grundy lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Clinchco and is located in Buchanan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 883 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy<6>
  • Elkhorn City (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn City
    • Elkhorn City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Clinchco and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn City<6>
  • Saint Paul (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Saint Paul lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Clinchco and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<6>
  • Fleming-Neon (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
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    • Fleming-Neon lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Clinchco and is located in Letcher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Haysi (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysi
    • Haysi lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Clinchco and is located in Dickenson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haysi have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haysi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haysi<6>

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 Clinchco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clinchco.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clinchco. 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 Clinchco.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clinchco ...

Looking for more information about Clinchco? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Clinchco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clinchco.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Clinchco

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About Dickenson County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Dickenson County: www.dickensonctyva.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Dickenson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clinchco.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clinchco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Clinchco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clinchco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clinchco) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clinchco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClinchcoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clinchco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1610, Longitude: -82.3588    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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