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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<2>.

The location of Apgah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Apgah is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

If Apgah still existed, it would have been in the (304) & (681)<5> area codes.

Communities near Apgah ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Apgah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Marmet [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
    • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<7>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<7>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 887 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<7>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Apgah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Apgah.

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

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About Kanawha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apgah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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 drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Apgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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