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Welcome to Hampden ...

Hampden is located in Mingo County<1>.

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

Hampden is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Hampden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Hampden - they are located in Alabama, Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Quebec.

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

Communities near Hampden ...

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

  • Williamson [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Hampden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<6>
  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hampden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Oceana [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
    • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Hampden
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
  • Man [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
    • Man [Logan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hampden
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delbarton [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delbarton
      • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hampden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<6>
    • Matewan [Mingo County]
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      • Matewan [Mingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Hampden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matewan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matewan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matewan<6>
    • Gilbert [Mingo County]
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      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Hampden
      • 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>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hampden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<6>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Hampden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Hampden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampden ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hampden. 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 Mingo, 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 Hampden - 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- Hampden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6396, Longitude: -81.9487       In this case, the coordinates for Hampden 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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