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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Antioch is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

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

  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<6>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reedy [Roane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
      • Reedy [Roane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Antioch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
    • Odaville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odaville
      • Odaville [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Antioch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odaville
    • Peewee [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peewee
      • Peewee [Wirt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peewee
    • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burning Springs
      • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burning Springs

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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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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Roane, 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' (or 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- 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: 38.7859, Longitude: -81.5048       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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