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Anawalt, West Virginia

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The location of Anawalt

Welcome to Anawalt ...

The town of Anawalt is located in McDowell County.

The location of Anawalt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Anawalt has a population of 189 people<2> (see below for details).

Anawalt is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Anawalt: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anawalt had an population of 189 people. This is a decrease of 16.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anawalt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   E   5 miles [8 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anawalt.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anawalt. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anawalt.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

The Communities 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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anawalt.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anawalt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 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: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anawalt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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