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Welcome to Hemlock ...

Hemlock is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

Hemlock is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Hemlock ...

While we believe that this Hemlock is located in Fayette County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Hemlock. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson and Upshur County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 22 communities that are also named Hemlock - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (3), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hemlock ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Hemlock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hemlock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hemlock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Hemlock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hemlock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<6>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hemlock
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Hemlock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hemlock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Hemlock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Hemlock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<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 Hemlock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hemlock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hemlock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fayette County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hemlock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8737, Longitude: -80.9745       In this case, the coordinates for Hemlock 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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