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The location of Basin









Welcome to Basin ...

Basin is located in Wyoming County.

The location of Basin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Basin is 2,400 feet [732 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Basin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Basin: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Basin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Athens   [Map]   921   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   S   18 miles [29 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Basin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Basin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Mississippi (2), Montana, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.

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

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 Basin. 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 Basin. 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 Basin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Basin ...

Looking for more information about Basin? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Basin. 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 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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Basin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Basin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Basin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5368, Longitude: -81.2895     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Basin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Basin.

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