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Welcome to Knottsville ...

Knottsville is located in Taylor County<1>.

Knottsville is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Adding Knottsville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Knottsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Knottsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Knottsville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Knottsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Knottsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Knottsville - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Knottsville ...

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

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Knottsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Knottsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Knottsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Knottsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<5>
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<5>
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<5>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Knottsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knottsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Knottsville. 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 Taylor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knottsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knottsville) 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 Knottsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knottsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knottsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3112, Longitude: -79.9653    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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