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Hambleton, West Virginia
(Tucker County)

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Welcome to Hambleton ...

The town of Hambleton is located in Tucker County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hambleton has a population of 214 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hambleton.

Hambleton is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hambleton: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hambleton had an population of 214 people. This is a decrease of 7.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hambleton had a population of 232 people. This makes Hambleton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hambleton represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 207th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 232 people, the population of Hambleton decreased 5.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 246 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hambleton.

Adding Hambleton 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 Hambleton 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 Hambleton 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 Hambleton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hambleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Hambleton: This one is located in Tucker County and the other is located in Grant County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Hambleton - they are located in and Maryland (2).

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

Communities near Hambleton ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Hambleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Hambleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<7>
  • Davis [Tucker County]
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    • Davis [Tucker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Hambleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<7>
  • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
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    • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Hambleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
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      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Hambleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<7>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Hambleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Bayard [Grant County]
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      • Bayard [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Hambleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montrose [Randolph County]
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      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Hambleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Harman [Randolph County]
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      • Harman [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hambleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harman<7>
    • Gladwin [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladwin
      • Gladwin [Tucker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hambleton
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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 Hambleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hambleton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hambleton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hambleton. 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 Tucker, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hambleton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hambleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hambleton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hambleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hambleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hambleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0813, Longitude: -79.6455       In this case, the coordinates for Hambleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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