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Welcome to Layland Heights ...

Layland Heights is located in Fayette County.

A typical abbreviation for Layland Heights: Layland Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Layland Heights is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Layland Heights is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Layland Heights: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Layland Heights ...

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

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Layland Heights. 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 Layland Heights. 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 Layland Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Layland Heights ...

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Layland Heights. 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 Layland Heights - 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Layland Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Layland Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Layland Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9073, Longitude: -80.9598     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Layland Heights 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 Layland Heights.

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