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The location of Cheat Junction









Welcome to Cheat Junction ...

Cheat Junction is located in Randolph County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Cheat Junction: Cheat Jct. (or less commonly used: Cheat Jctn.)

Cheat Junction is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cheat Junction is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Cheat Junction ...

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 Cheat Junction and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harman   [Map]   138   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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 Cheat Junction. 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 Cheat Junction. 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 Cheat Junction.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cheat Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheat Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7948, Longitude: -79.7545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cheat Junction 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 Cheat Junction.

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