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Chestnut Knob, West Virginia
(Mercer County)

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Welcome to Chestnut Knob ...

Chestnut Knob is located in Mercer County.

Chestnut Knob is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<1> 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) and (681)<2>

Communities near Chestnut Knob ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Chestnut Knob and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   19 miles [30.6 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 Mercer County and the other is located in Fayette 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chestnut Knob. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 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 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.

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Chestnut Knob. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chestnut Knob) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Knob. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4060, Longitude: -80.9062     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chestnut Knob have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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