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Aarrons Fork, West Virginia

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Census Data for Aarrons Fork ...

Although we found mention of Aarrons Fork during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Aarrons Fork. If you can help us locate Aarrons Fork, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Aarrons Fork<2> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Aarrons Fork, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

Kanawha County ...

Aarrons Fork is located in Kanawha County<3>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Kanawha County.

Miscellaneous Information for Aarrons Fork ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Kanawha County or the community of Aarrons Fork:

  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Aarrons Fork is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Aarrons Fork.

Mentions & References for Aarrons Fork

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The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Aarrons Fork and then turned east". While Aarrons Fork could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Aarrons Fork as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Aarrons Fork could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another West Virginia community named Aarrons Fork.
<2>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Aarrons Fork may originally have been Aarron's Fork. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Aarrons Fork might be written as Aarron Fork. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Aarrons Fork.
<3>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.






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