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Welcome to Gilliam ...

Gilliam is located in McDowell County<1>.

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

Gilliam is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Gilliam: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Gilliam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gilliam - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Washington.

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

Communities near Gilliam ...

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

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
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    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gilliam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,629 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Gilliam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
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    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gilliam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Gilliam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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      • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
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      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • War [McDowell County]
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      • War [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
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    • Davy [McDowell County]
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      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Gilliam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Gilliam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gilliam.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilliam ...

Looking for more information about Gilliam? 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 Gilliam, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gilliam.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gilliam. 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 McDowell, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilliam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gilliam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilliam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4240, Longitude: -81.4151       In this case, the coordinates for Gilliam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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