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Chestnut Knob, West Virginia
(Fayette County)

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The location of Chestnut Knob

Welcome to Chestnut Knob ...

Chestnut Knob is located in Fayette County.

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

Chestnut Knob is 3,070 feet [936 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Chestnut Knob is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Chestnut Knob ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Chestnut Knob ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 2 communities that are also named Chestnut Knob - they are located in and Virginia.

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

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 Chestnut Knob. 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 Chestnut Knob. 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 Chestnut Knob.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chestnut Knob ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Chestnut Knob - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chestnut Knob) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Knob. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9240, Longitude: -80.9751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chestnut Knob 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 Chestnut Knob.

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