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Welcome to Amelia ...

Amelia is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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

Amelia is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Amelia: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Amelia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Amelia - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Amelia ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Amelia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Amelia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Amelia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Amelia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 887 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amelia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Kanawha, 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 Amelia - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Amelia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amelia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2893, Longitude: -81.2959       In this case, the coordinates for Amelia 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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