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Clintwood, Virginia

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Welcome to Clintwood ...

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

The location of Clintwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clintwood has a population of 1,304 people<2> (see below for details).

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 is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clintwood had a population of 1,414 people (or 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 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 (which had a count of 1,549 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clintwood had an population of 1,304 people. This is a decrease of 7.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clintwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Clintwood. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Clintwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Clintwood

Located in Norton City

Wise   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Clintwood

Located in Wise County

Jenkins   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Clintwood

Located in Letcher County (KY)

Coeburn   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Clintwood

Located in Wise County

Pound   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Clintwood

Located in Wise County

Elkhorn City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Clintwood

Located in Pike County (KY)

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Clintwood

Located in Russell County

Fleming-Neon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Clintwood

Located in Letcher County (KY)

Wheelwright   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Clintwood

Located in Floyd County (KY)

Haysi   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Clintwood

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Dickenson County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clintwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clintwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1511, Longitude: -82.4560     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clintwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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