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Welcome to Ajax ...

Ajax is located in Mingo County<1>.

The location of Ajax has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ajax is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Ajax and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Ajax: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Ajax ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Ajax - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ajax.

Communities near Ajax ...

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

  • Williamson [Mingo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Ajax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<6>
  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ajax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Chapmanville [Logan County]
  • Inez [Martin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
    • Inez [Martin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Ajax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delbarton [Mingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delbarton
      • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<6>
    • Matewan [Mingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matewan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matewan
      • Matewan [Mingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matewan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matewan<6>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<6>
    • Kermit [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kermit
      • Kermit [Mingo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 349 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kermit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kermit<6>
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights
    • Warfield [Martin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warfield
      • Warfield [Martin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Ajax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warfield<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 Ajax. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ajax.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ajax ...

Looking for more information about Ajax? 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 Ajax, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ajax.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mingo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ajax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ajax) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ajax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8026, Longitude: -82.3046       In this case, the coordinates for Ajax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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