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Welcome to Ames Heights ...

Ames Heights is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ames Heights: Ames Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Ames Heights for more information about variations on the name of Ames Heights.

Ames Heights is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ames Heights: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities near Ames Heights ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ames Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Ames Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ames Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ames Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<6>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ames Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ames Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ames Heights. 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 Fayette, 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 Ames Heights - 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 '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- Ames Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ames Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0854, Longitude: -81.0757       In this case, the coordinates for Ames Heights 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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