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Welcome to Cove Gap ...

Cove Gap is located in Wayne County.

Cove Gap is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you leave Cove Gap and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Cove Gap: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Cove Gap ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cove Gap and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Warfield (KY)   [Map]   239   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Gay   [Map]   673   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harts   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cove Gap ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cove Gap - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 Cove Gap. 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 Cove Gap. 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 Cove Gap.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cove Gap ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cove Gap. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Cove Gap - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cove Gap) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cove Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cove Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cove Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0958, Longitude: -82.2542     [Map].

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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 Cove Gap.

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