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Welcome to Little Birch ...

Little Birch is located in Braxton County<1>.

Little Birch is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Little Birch: 26629<4>

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

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

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

Communities near Little Birch ...

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

  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Little Birch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<7>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
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    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Little Birch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<7>
  • Addison [Webster County]
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    • Addison [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Birch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Little Birch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cowen [Webster County]
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      • Cowen [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Birch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<7>
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Little Birch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<7>
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
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      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Birch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Birch River [Nicholas County]
    • Erbacon [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erbacon
      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Birch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erbacon
    • Frametown [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frametown
      • Frametown [Braxton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Little Birch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frametown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little Birch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little Birch. 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 Braxton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Birch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Little Birch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Little Birch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little Birch) 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 Little Birch. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Little Birch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Birch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5809, Longitude: -80.7093    
<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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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