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Welcome to Atwell ...

Atwell is located in McDowell County<1>.

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

Atwell is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Atwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Atwell - they are located in Georgia, Missouri, New York and Texas.

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

Communities near Atwell ...

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

  • Richlands [Tazewell County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
    • Richlands [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Atwell
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Atwell
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
    • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Atwell
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,016 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<6>
  • Grundy [Buchanan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grundy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grundy
    • Grundy [Buchanan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Atwell
    • Estimated population in 2018: 912 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grundy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Atwell
      • Estimated population in 2018: 815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Atwell
      • Estimated population in 2018: 705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Atwell
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Atwell
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfork<6>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Atwell
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Atwell
      • 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 Atwell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atwell.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atwell. 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 Atwell - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atwell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3493, Longitude: -81.7626       In this case, the coordinates for Atwell 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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