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Welcome to Baldwin ...

Baldwin is located in Gilmer County<1>.

Baldwin is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Baldwin: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Baldwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Baldwin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Baldwin ...

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

  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<6>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
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    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Baldwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Baldwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
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      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Baldwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Baldwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Hurst [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurst
      • Hurst [Lewis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurst have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurst
    • Newberne [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newberne
      • Newberne [Gilmer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Baldwin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberne

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baldwin ...

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

Adding Baldwin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Baldwin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Baldwin was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Baldwin on our Genealogy Page.

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About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baldwin. 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 Gilmer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baldwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Baldwin) 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 Baldwin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BaldwinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baldwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9726, Longitude: -80.7548    
<5>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.
<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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