RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Avis, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WV
Communities

















Welcome to Avis ...

Avis is located in Summers County<1>.

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

Avis is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Avis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Avis - they are located in Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Avis ...

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

  • Beckley (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Avis and is located in Raleigh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Mabscott (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Avis and is located in Raleigh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Alderson (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Avis and is located in Greenbrier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Athens (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Avis and is located in Mercer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 890 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Rich Creek (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
    • Rich Creek lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Avis and is located in Giles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<6>
  • Peterstown (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterstown
    • Peterstown lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Avis and is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<6>
  • Union (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avis and is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Meadow Bridge (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
    • Meadow Bridge lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Avis and is located in Fayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
  • Jumping Branch (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumping Branch
    • Jumping Branch lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Avis and is located in Summers County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Branch
  • Nimitz (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nimitz
    • Nimitz lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Avis and is located in Summers County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nimitz

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avis ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avis

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avis. 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 Summers, 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 Avis - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avis) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6665, Longitude: -80.8879       In this case, the coordinates for Avis 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.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022