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Welcome to Looneyville ...

Looneyville is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Looneyville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Looneyville 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 Looneyville 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 Looneyville 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 Looneyville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Looneyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Looneyville - they are located in New York and Texas.

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

Communities near Looneyville ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Looneyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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    • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Looneyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
  • Clay [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
    • Clay [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Looneyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Looneyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pigeon [Roane County]
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      • Pigeon [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Looneyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
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      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Looneyville
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    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnoldsburg
      • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Looneyville
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    • Flint Town [Roane County]
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      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Looneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Looneyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudfork
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Looneyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Looneyville ...

Looking for more information about Looneyville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Looneyville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Looneyville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Looneyville. 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 Roane, 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 Looneyville - 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' (or 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- Looneyville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Looneyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6645, Longitude: -81.3032       In this case, the coordinates for Looneyville 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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