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Welcome to Kimball ...

The town of Kimball is located in McDowell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kimball has a population of 162 people<1> (see below for details).

Kimball is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kimball: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kimball had a population of 194 people. This makes Kimball the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Kimball represents 0.01% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 213rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 194 people, the population of Kimball decreased 52.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 411 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kimball had an population of 162 people. This is a decrease of 16.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 60.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kimball ...

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 going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kimball ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Kimball - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Kimball. 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 Kimball. 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 Kimball.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kimball ...

Looking for more information about Kimball? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kimball, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kimball.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Kimball. 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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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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kimball - 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Kimball. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kimball) 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 Kimball. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kimball

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kimball. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4267, Longitude: -81.5079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kimball 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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