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Welcome to Anawalt ...

The town of Anawalt is located in McDowell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anawalt has a population of 179 people<3> (see below for details).

Anawalt is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Anawalt: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anawalt had an population of 179 people. This is a decrease of 20.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anawalt had a population of 226 people. This makes Anawalt the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Anawalt represents 0.01% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226 people, the population of Anawalt decreased 16.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 272 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anawalt.

Communities near Anawalt ...

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

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
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    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Anawalt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,629 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<7>
  • 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]<6> to the east of Anawalt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<7>
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
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    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Anawalt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<7>
  • Tazewell [Tazewell County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tazewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tazewell
    • Tazewell [Tazewell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Anawalt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,141 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tazewell<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Welch [McDowell County]
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      • Welch [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<7>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<7>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
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    • War [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War
      • War [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Anawalt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anawalt ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anawalt. 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 McDowell, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anawalt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anawalt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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- Anawalt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anawalt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anawalt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anawalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3367, Longitude: -81.4410       In this case, the coordinates for Anawalt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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