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Welcome to Headsville ...

Headsville is located in Mineral County<1>.

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

Headsville is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Headsville: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Headsville 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 Headsville 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 Headsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Headsville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Headsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Headsville - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Headsville ...

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

  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Headsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<6>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Headsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,505 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<6>
  • Keyser [Mineral County]
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    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Headsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<6>
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Headsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westernport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Romney [Hampshire County]
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      • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,695 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<6>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonaconing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<6>
    • Carpendale [Mineral County]
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      • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpendale
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
    • Ridgeley [Mineral County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeley
      • Ridgeley [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeley<6>
    • Barton [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Headsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Headsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 Mineral, 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 Headsville - 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 from Point A (ie- Headsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Headsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3926, Longitude: -78.8559       In this case, the coordinates for Headsville 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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