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(Fayette County)

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Welcome to Cannelton ...

Cannelton is located in Fayette County<1>.

Cannelton is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Cannelton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Cannelton: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Kanawha County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Cannelton - they are located in Indiana and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Cannelton ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Cannelton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Cannelton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Marmet [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
    • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Cannelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cannelton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cannelton. 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 Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cannelton - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cannelton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cannelton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cannelton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cannelton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1913, Longitude: -81.2967    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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