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The location of Calvin









Welcome to Calvin ...

Calvin is located in Nicholas County.

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

Calvin is 2,250 feet [686 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Calvin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Calvin: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Calvin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Calvin and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Calvin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Calvin - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Montana, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Calvin. 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 Calvin. 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 Calvin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calvin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Nicholas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Calvin. 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 Calvin - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Calvin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3368, Longitude: -80.7145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Calvin 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 Calvin.

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