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The location of Craigsville









Welcome to Craigsville ...

Craigsville is located in Nicholas County.

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

Craigsville is 2,310 feet [704 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Craigsville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Craigsville: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Craigsville ...

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 Craigsville and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Craigsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Craigsville - they are located in Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 Craigsville. 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 Craigsville. 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 Craigsville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craigsville ...

Looking for more information about Craigsville? 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 Craigsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Craigsville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Craigsville. 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>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 Craigsville - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Craigsville) 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 Craigsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Craigsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craigsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3307, Longitude: -80.6531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Craigsville 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 Craigsville.

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