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The location of Blocton









Welcome to Blocton ...

Blocton is located in Mingo County.

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

Blocton is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Blocton and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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

Communities near Blocton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blocton and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Inez (KY)   [Map]   643   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Warfield (KY)   [Map]   239   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greyeagle   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Kermit   [Map]   364   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blocton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Blocton - it's located in Alabama.

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

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 Blocton. 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 Blocton. 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 Blocton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blocton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blocton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Blocton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blocton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blocton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7968, Longitude: -82.3421     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blocton 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 Blocton.

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