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Welcome to Hix ...

Hix is located in Summers County<1>.

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

Hix is 2,610 feet [796 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Hix is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Hix: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Hix ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Hix: This one is located in Summers County and the other is located in McDowell County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Hix - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Hix ...

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

  • Hinton [Summers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Hix
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hix
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Hix
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<6>
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hix
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Hix
      • 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>
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Hix
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
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    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Hix
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Bellepoint [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellepoint
      • Bellepoint [Summers County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hix
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellepoint
    • Jumping Branch [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumping Branch
      • Jumping Branch [Summers County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hix
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Branch
    • Spring Dale [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Dale
      • Spring Dale [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Hix
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Dale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hix ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hix. 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 Summers, 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 Hix - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hix) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hix. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7301, Longitude: -80.8195       In this case, the coordinates for Hix 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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