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Welcome to Hansford ...

Hansford is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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

Hansford is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Hansford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Hansford - they are located in Kentucky, Nova Scotia, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Hansford ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Hansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
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    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Hansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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      • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
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      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet 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 Marmet<6>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 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>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
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      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle 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 Belle<6>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
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      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Hansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<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 Hansford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hansford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hansford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hansford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Kanawha, 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 Hansford - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hansford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hansford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2040, Longitude: -81.3957       In this case, the coordinates for Hansford 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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