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Welcome to Eleanor ...

The town of Eleanor is located in Putnam County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eleanor has a population of 1,587 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Eleanor.

Eleanor is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Eleanor: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eleanor had an population of 1,587 people. This is an increase of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eleanor had a population of 1,518 people. This makes Eleanor the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Eleanor represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,518 people, the population of Eleanor increased 12.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,345 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Eleanor.

Communities Also Named Eleanor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Eleanor - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Eleanor ...

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

  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<7>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<7>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<7>
  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
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    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Eleanor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<7>
    • Milton [Cabell County]
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      • Milton [Cabell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Eleanor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Eleanor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<7>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<7>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Eleanor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Jefferson [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Eleanor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eleanor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Putnam County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eleanor. 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 Putnam, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eleanor.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eleanor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eleanor) 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 Eleanor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eleanor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eleanor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5372, Longitude: -81.9263       In this case, the coordinates for Eleanor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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