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The location of Arnett









Welcome to Arnett ...

Arnett is located in Raleigh County.

Arnett is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arnett: (304) and (681)<2>

The ZIP code for Arnett: 25007<3>

Communities near Arnett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arnett and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Arnett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Arnett: This one is located in Raleigh County and the other is located in Braxton County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 10 communities that are also named Arnett - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma (2) and Texas (2).

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

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 Arnett. 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 Arnett. 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 Arnett.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arnett ...

Looking for more information about Arnett? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arnett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arnett.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arnett. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arnett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Arnett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arnett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arnett) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arnett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8336, Longitude: -81.4299     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arnett.

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