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Welcome to Clintwood ...

The town of Clintwood is located in Dickenson County<1> and is the County Seat for Dickenson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clintwood has a population of 1,283 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Clintwood is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clintwood lies within the (276) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clintwood had an population of 1,283 people. This is a decrease of 9.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clintwood had a population of 1,414 people (which is 8.89% of the total population of Dickenson County). This makes Clintwood the county's most populous community.

The population of Clintwood represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,414 people, the population of Clintwood decreased 8.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,549 people).

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

Communities near Clintwood ...

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

  • Norton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Norton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Clintwood and is located in Norton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<6>
  • Wise (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
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    • Wise lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Clintwood 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 (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
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    • Jenkins lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Clintwood 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 (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
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    • Coeburn lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Clintwood and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,835 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coeburn<6>
  • Pound (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
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    • Pound lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Clintwood 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>
  • Elkhorn City (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn City
    • Elkhorn City lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Clintwood 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.<5> 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 (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Saint Paul lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Clintwood 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.<5> 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 (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
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    • Fleming-Neon lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Clintwood 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming-Neon
  • Wheelwright (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Wheelwright lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Clintwood and is located in Floyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Haysi (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Haysi lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Clintwood 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.<5> 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 Clintwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clintwood.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clintwood. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clintwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clintwood ...

Looking for more information about Clintwood? 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 Clintwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clintwood.

Adding Clintwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clintwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clintwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clintwood on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Clintwood

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Dickenson County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clintwood. 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 Clintwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clintwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Clintwood) 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 Clintwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClintwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clintwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1496, Longitude: -82.4562    
<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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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