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Welcome to Bellepoint ...

Bellepoint is located in Summers County<1>.

Bellepoint is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bellepoint: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Bellepoint ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bellepoint - they are located in Kentucky and Ohio.

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

Communities near Bellepoint ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Bellepoint
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<5>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Bellepoint
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bellepoint
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<5>
  • Athens [Mercer County]
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    • Athens [Mercer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Bellepoint
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 890 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
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      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Bellepoint
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<5>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
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      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Bellepoint
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<5>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Bellepoint
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Bellepoint
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glen Lyn [Giles County]
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      • Glen Lyn [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Bellepoint
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Lyn have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jumping Branch [Summers County]
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      • Jumping Branch [Summers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Bellepoint
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Branch

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellepoint ...

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

Adding Bellepoint to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bellepoint 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 Bellepoint was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bellepoint. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellepoint - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bellepoint) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bellepoint. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BellepointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellepoint. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6488, Longitude: -80.8823    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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