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Welcome to Carlisle ...

Carlisle is located in Fayette County.

When the people of Carlisle refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Carlisler<1>

Carlisle is 1,780 feet [543 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Carlisle: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Carlisle ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carlisle and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Carlisle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Carlisle - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carlisle. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carlisle. 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 Carlisle.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlisle ...

Looking for more information about Carlisle? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Carlisle? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carlisle, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carlisle.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Carlisle refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Carlisle may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carlisle - 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 'point-to-point' distance from Carlisle. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carlisle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlisle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9612, Longitude: -81.1804     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carlisle 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 Carlisle.

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