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The location of Capon Lake









Welcome to Capon Lake ...

Capon Lake is located in Hampshire County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Capon Lake: Capon Lk.

Capon Lake is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Capon Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Capon Lake and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Middletown (VA)   [Map]   1,353   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   1,999   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Toms Brook (VA)   [Map]   271   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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 Capon Lake. 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 Capon Lake. 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 Capon Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capon Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Hampshire County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1559, Longitude: -78.5378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capon Lake 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 Capon Lake.

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