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The location of Brake









Welcome to Brake ...

Brake is located in Hardy County.

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

Brake is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Brake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note 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
Basye-Bryce Mountain (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cootes Store (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fulks Run (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Turleytown (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Arthur   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Baker   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Brake - they are located in Alabama, Louisiana and North Carolina.

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

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 Brake. 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 Brake. 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 Brake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Hardy County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brake. 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 Brake - 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 from Point A (ie- Brake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8896, Longitude: -79.0361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brake 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 Brake.

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