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Welcome to Leadsville ...

Leadsville is located in Randolph County<1>.

Leadsville is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Leadsville: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Leadsville 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 Leadsville 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 Leadsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Leadsville ...

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

  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Leadsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Leadsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<5>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Leadsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<5>
  • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
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    • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leadsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<5>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
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      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
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      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
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      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Leadsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leadsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leadsville. 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 Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leadsville - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Leadsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leadsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leadsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leadsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9460, Longitude: -79.8535    
<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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