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Welcome to Glen Jean ...

Glen Jean is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

Glen Jean is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Glen Jean: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Glen Jean ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Glen Jean - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Glen Jean ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Glen Jean
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Glen Jean
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill 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 Oak Hill<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Glen Jean
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Ansted [Fayette County]
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    • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Glen Jean
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted 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 Ansted<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 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>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
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      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers 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 Smithers<6>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lester [Raleigh County]
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      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen Jean
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester 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 Glen Jean. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Jean.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Jean ...

Looking for more information about Glen Jean? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Glen Jean, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glen Jean.

Adding Glen Jean to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Glen Jean was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Glen Jean on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for West Virginia (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glen Jean. 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 Fayette, 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 Jean - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glen Jean) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Jean. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9265, Longitude: -81.1501       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Jean 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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