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Welcome to Eleanor ...

The town of Eleanor is located in Putnam County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Eleanor has a population of 1,598 people<1> (see below for details).

Eleanor is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Eleanor: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Eleanor had an population of 1,598 people. This is an increase of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.81% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Eleanor ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Eleanor and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bancroft   [Map]   600   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,262   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leon   [Map]   150   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eleanor. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Eleanor.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eleanor.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eleanor - 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 that stretches from Eleanor. 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5372, Longitude: -81.9263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eleanor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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