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Welcome to Graux ...

Graux is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Graux is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Graux 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 Graux in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Graux elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities near Graux ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Graux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Graux
    • 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>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Graux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Graux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnoldsburg
      • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Graux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnoldsburg
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Graux
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    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Graux
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Graux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudfork
    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinson
      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Graux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stinson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Graux ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graux. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7548, Longitude: -81.2879       In this case, the coordinates for Graux 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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