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East Sewell, West Virginia

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So far, we have found very little information about East Sewell. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added East Sewell to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with East Sewell, please Contact Us.

East Sewell would have been located within present day Fayette County.

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

A typical abbreviation for East Sewell: E. Sewell

While the community is gone, the present day location for East Sewell is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where East Sewell was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

East Sewell would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near East Sewell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 East Sewell. 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 East Sewell. 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 East Sewell.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about East Sewell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Sewell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Sewell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Sewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9829, Longitude: -81.0257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Sewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Sewell.

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