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Welcome to Frank ...

Frank is located in Pocahontas County<1>.

Frank is 2,770 feet [844 m] above sea level.<2> 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) and (681)<3>

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.

Communities near Frank ...

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

  • Mill Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
    • Mill Creek lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Frank.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Huttonsville
  • Monterey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
    • Monterey lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Frank.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<6>
  • Green Bank
  • Cass
  • Elkwater
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkwater
    • Elkwater lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Frank.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkwater
  • Mingo
  • Dry Run
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Run
    • Dry Run lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Frank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Run have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Run
  • Possum Trot
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
    • Possum Trot lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Frank.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
  • Monterville

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Frank.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Frank. See our Newspapers 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 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 Frank, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Frank.

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: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Pocahontas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frank - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrankOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5484, Longitude: -79.8069    
<5>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.
<6>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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