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Apgah, West Virginia

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Welcome to Apgah ...

So far, we have found very little information about Apgah. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Apgah to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Apgah, please Contact Us.

Apgah would have been located within present day Kanawha County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Apgah is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Apgah was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Apgah once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Apgah ...

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 driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belle   [Map]   1,162   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   W   18 miles [29 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   NW   5 miles [8 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Apgah. 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 Apgah. 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 Apgah.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apgah:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Apgah, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apgah - 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- Apgah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apgah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4254, Longitude: -81.3026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apgah.

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