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Welcome to Frank ...

Frank is located in Pocahontas County.

Frank is 2,770 feet [844 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Frank is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Frank: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Frank ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Frank and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   138   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harper   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Frank ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Frank - they are located in Alberta, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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 Frank. 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 Frank. 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 Frank.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frank ...

Looking for more information about Frank? 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.

Looking for more information about Frank? 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.

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Frank. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frank - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Frank. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frank) 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 Frank. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Frank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5484, Longitude: -79.8069     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Frank.

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