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Welcome to Crab Orchard ...

Crab Orchard is located in Raleigh County<1>.

The location of Crab Orchard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Crab Orchard is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Crab Orchard is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Crab Orchard: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Crab Orchard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Crab Orchard - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee (2) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Crab Orchard ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crab Orchard.

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Crab Orchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Crab Orchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Crab Orchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Crab Orchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
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    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
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      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
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      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pax [Fayette County]
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      • Pax [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
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      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Crab Orchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crab Orchard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crab Orchard.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crab Orchard. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crab Orchard.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crab Orchard. See our Newspapers Page for Crab Orchard.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crab Orchard ...

Looking for more information about Crab Orchard? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Crab Orchard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crab Orchard.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crab Orchard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Crab Orchard) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crab Orchard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crab OrchardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crab Orchard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7407, Longitude: -81.2307       In this case, the coordinates for Crab Orchard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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