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Welcome to Anchor ...

Anchor is located in Boone County<1>.

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

Anchor is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Anchor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anchor - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Anchor ...

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

  • Madison [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,673 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Chapmanville [Logan County]
  • Man [Logan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
    • Man [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 630 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
      • Danville [Boone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<6>
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights
    • Sylvester [Boone County]
    • Hewett [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hewett
      • Hewett [Boone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Anchor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hewett
    • Low Gap [Boone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Low Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Low Gap
      • Low Gap [Boone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Anchor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Low Gap

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anchor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anchor. 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 Boone, 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 Anchor - 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- Anchor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anchor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9970, Longitude: -81.9151       In this case, the coordinates for Anchor 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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