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Flatwoods, West Virginia
(Braxton County)

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The location of Flatwoods

Welcome to Flatwoods ...

The town of Flatwoods is located in Braxton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Flatwoods has a population of 270 people<2> (see below for details).

Flatwoods is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Flatwoods: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flatwoods had a population of 277 people. This makes Flatwoods the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Flatwoods represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 277 people, the population of Flatwoods decreased 20.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 348 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Flatwoods had an population of 270 people. This is a decrease of 2.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Flatwoods ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Arnett   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Erbacon   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Flatwoods ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 22 communities that are also named Flatwoods - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3), Texas and Virginia (4).

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

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 Flatwoods. 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 Flatwoods. 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 Flatwoods.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flatwoods ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flatwoods - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flatwoods) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Flatwoods. 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 Flatwoods

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwoods. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7206, Longitude: -80.6526     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flatwoods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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