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Welcome to Littleton ...

The town of Littleton is located in Wetzel County<1>.

The location of Littleton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Littleton is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Littleton: (304) and (681)<4>

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Littleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Littleton - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Littleton ...

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

  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
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    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Littleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<6>
  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Littleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
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    • Mannington [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Littleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
  • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
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    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Littleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powhatan Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cameron [Marshall County]
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      • Cameron [Marshall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 843 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
    • Fairview [Marion County]
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      • Fairview [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Farmington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>
    • Clarington [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarington
      • Clarington [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarington
    • Hundred [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hundred
      • Hundred [Wetzel County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Littleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hundred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hundred<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Littleton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Littleton. 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 Wetzel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Littleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Littleton) 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 Littleton. 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 Littleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Littleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6979, Longitude: -80.5170       In this case, the coordinates for Littleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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