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Welcome to Drennen ...

Drennen is located in Nicholas County<1>.

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

Drennen is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Drennen: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Drennen ...

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

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

Communities near Drennen ...

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

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Drennen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Drennen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
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    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Drennen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Ansted [Fayette County]
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    • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Drennen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
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      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Drennen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<6>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Drennen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>
    • Clay [Clay County]
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      • Clay [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Drennen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
    • Morrison [Nicholas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
      • Morrison [Nicholas County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Drennen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Clifty [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifty
      • Clifty [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Drennen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifty
    • Beech Glen [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Glen
      • Beech Glen [Nicholas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Drennen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Glen

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Drennen. 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 Drennen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drennen ...

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

Adding Drennen to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Drennen was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Drennen. 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 Drennen - 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' (or 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- Drennen) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drennen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2707, Longitude: -80.9982       In this case, the coordinates for Drennen 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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