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Welcome to Glen Fork ...

Glen Fork is located in Wyoming County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Glen Fork: Glen Frk.

Glen Fork is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Glen Fork ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Glen Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Glen Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glen Fork
    • 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>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Glen Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Glen Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia 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 Sophia<6>
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
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      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Glen Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana 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 Oceana<6>
    • Man [Logan County]
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      • Man [Logan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Glen Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man 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 Man<6>
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Glen Fork
      • 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>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
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      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Glen Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<6>
    • Gilbert [Mingo County]
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      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Glen Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Fork ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6959, Longitude: -81.5290       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Fork 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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