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Welcome to Heaters ...

Heaters is located in Braxton County<1>.

Heaters is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Heaters: (304) & (681)<3>

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

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

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

Communities near Heaters ...

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

  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Heaters
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<5>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Heaters
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<5>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Heaters
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<5>
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Heaters
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Arnett [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
      • Arnett [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Heaters
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Exchange [Braxton County]
    • Chapel [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel
      • Chapel [Braxton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Heaters
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel
    • Cedarville [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Heaters
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
    • Canfield [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
      • Canfield [Braxton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Heaters
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heaters ...

Looking for more information about Heaters? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Heaters, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Heaters.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Heaters. 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 Braxton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heaters - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Heaters) 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 Heaters. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Heaters

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heaters. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7625, Longitude: -80.6418    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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