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Hendricks, West Virginia

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Welcome to Hendricks ...

The town of Hendricks is located in Tucker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hendricks has a population of 257 people<1> (see below for details).

Hendricks is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Hendricks: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hendricks had a population of 272 people. This makes Hendricks the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hendricks represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 202nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 272 people, the population of Hendricks decreased 14.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 319 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hendricks had an population of 257 people. This is a decrease of 5.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.44% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hendricks.

Communities near Hendricks ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hendricks and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Bayard   [Map]   269   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harman   [Map]   138   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hendricks.

Communities Also Named Hendricks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Hendricks - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hendricks. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hendricks. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hendricks.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hendricks:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hendricks ...

Looking for more information about Hendricks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hendricks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hendricks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hendricks.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hendricks. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Tucker County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hendricks.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hendricks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hendricks.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Hendricks. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hendricks) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hendricks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hendricks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hendricks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0755, Longitude: -79.6301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hendricks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hendricks.


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