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Welcome to Kanawha Falls ...

Kanawha Falls is located in Fayette County.

Kanawha Falls is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kanawha Falls: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Kanawha Falls ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   E   5 miles [8 km]
Belle   [Map]   1,162   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   W   18 miles [29 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Kanawha Falls. 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 Kanawha Falls. 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 Kanawha Falls.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kanawha Falls ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kanawha Falls - 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 starting from Kanawha Falls. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kanawha Falls) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kanawha Falls. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1426, Longitude: -81.2065     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kanawha Falls 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 Kanawha Falls.

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