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Welcome to Asco ...

Asco is located in McDowell County<1>.

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

Asco is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Asco: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Asco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Asco - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Asco ...

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

  • Welch [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Asco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullens
    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Asco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,337 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
  • Oceana [Wyoming County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
    • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Asco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
  • Gary [McDowell County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
    • Gary [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Asco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • War [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War
      • War [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Gilbert [Mingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 398 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>
    • Northfork [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northfork
      • Northfork [McDowell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfork<6>
    • Bradshaw [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw
      • Bradshaw [McDowell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 283 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradshaw<6>
    • Iaeger [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iaeger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iaeger
      • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Asco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iaeger

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asco ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Asco. 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 McDowell, 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 Asco - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Asco) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5021, Longitude: -81.6259       In this case, the coordinates for Asco 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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