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Welcome to Amigo ...

Amigo is located in Raleigh County<1>.

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

Amigo is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Amigo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Amigo: This one is located in Raleigh County and the other is located in Wyoming County.

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

Communities near Amigo ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Amigo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Amigo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Amigo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullens
    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Amigo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Amigo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Amigo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Amigo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Amigo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Amigo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Bramwell [Mercer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amigo ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amigo. 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 Raleigh, 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 Amigo - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amigo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amigo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5965, Longitude: -81.3209       In this case, the coordinates for Amigo 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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