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Welcome to Given ...

Given is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Given is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Given: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Given to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Given in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Given elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Given on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Given ...

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

  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
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    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Given
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<6>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
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    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Given
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Winfield [Putnam County]
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    • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Given
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
  • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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    • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Given
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Given
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,260 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
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      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Given
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<6>
    • Racine [Meigs County]
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      • Racine [Meigs County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Given
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<6>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
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      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Given
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Leon [Mason County]
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      • Leon [Mason County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Given
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Liberty [Putnam County]
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      • Liberty [Putnam County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Given
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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 Given. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Given.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Given ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Given. 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 Jackson, 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 Given - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Given) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Given. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7343, Longitude: -81.7335       In this case, the coordinates for Given 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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