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Welcome to Craigsville ...

Craigsville is located in Nicholas County<1>.

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

Craigsville is 2,310 feet [704 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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) & (681)<4>

Adding Craigsville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Craigsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Craigsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Craigsville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Craigsville on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Craigsville ...

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

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Craigsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Craigsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Addison [Webster County]
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    • Addison [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Craigsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Cowen [Webster County]
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    • Cowen [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Craigsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Craigsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Craigsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]
    • Muddlety [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddlety
      • Muddlety [Nicholas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Craigsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddlety
    • Odell Town [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odell Town
      • Odell Town [Nicholas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Craigsville
      • Odell Town has also been known as:
      • Odell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell Town

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 Craigsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Craigsville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Craigsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Craigsville. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Nicholas, 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 Craigsville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Craigsville) 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 Craigsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Craigsville 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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