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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Mineral County<1>.

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

Antioch is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Antioch: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Antioch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Antioch in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Antioch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Antioch on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Antioch on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

While we believe that this Antioch is located in Mineral County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Antioch. Those communities are located in the following counties: Doddridge and Roane County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Georgia (9), Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11) and Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Antioch ...

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

  • Keyser [Mineral County]
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    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<6>
  • Moorefield [Hardy County]
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westernport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<6>
  • Romney [Hampshire County]
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    • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonaconing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<6>
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
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      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Barton [Allegany County]
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      • Barton [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Midland [Allegany County]
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      • Midland [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
    • Deer Park [Garrett County]
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      • Deer Park [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 368 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

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About Mineral County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Antioch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 Mineral, 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 Antioch - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3237, Longitude: -79.0175       In this case, the coordinates for Antioch 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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