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Welcome to Gip ...

Gip is located in Braxton County<1>.

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

Gip is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Gip ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gip - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Gip ...

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

  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
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    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gip
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<6>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Gip
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Gip
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clay [Clay County]
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Gip
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinson
      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Gip
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    • Clem [Braxton County]
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      • Clem [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Gip
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    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Gip
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudfork
    • Wilsie [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsie
      • Wilsie [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Gip
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsie

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gip ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gip. 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 Braxton, 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 Gip - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gip) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gip. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6779, Longitude: -80.9940       In this case, the coordinates for Gip 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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