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The location of Echo













Welcome to Echo ...

Echo is located in Wayne County.

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

Echo is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Echo: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Echo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Echo and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   1,778   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   714   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Ceredo   [Map]   1,352   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Echo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Echo: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Fayette County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 34 communities that are also named Echo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (4), Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah and Washington.

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

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 Echo. 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 Echo. 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 Echo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Echo ...

Looking for more information about Echo? 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.

Looking for more information about Echo? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Echo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Echo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Echo. 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 Echo - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Echo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1779, Longitude: -82.4818     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Echo 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 Echo.

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