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(Harrison County)

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Welcome to Jimtown ...

Jimtown is located in Harrison County.

Jimtown is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Jimtown: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Jimtown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Jimtown and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jimtown ...

While we believe that this Jimtown is located in Harrison County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Jimtown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Morgan and Randolph County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 27 communities that are also named Jimtown - they are located in California, Delaware, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky (3), Maryland, Missouri (2), Montana, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Jimtown. 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 Jimtown. 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 Jimtown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jimtown ...

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

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jimtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Jimtown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jimtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jimtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3987, Longitude: -80.4034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jimtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jimtown.

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