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Welcome to Jacksonville ...

Jacksonville is located in Lewis County.

When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<1>

Jacksonville is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Jacksonville ...

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

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cox Town   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Jacksonville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

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 Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville ...

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

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Lewis County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Jacksonville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Jacksonville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksonville - 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).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8909, Longitude: -80.4920     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksonville.

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