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Welcome to Lost City ...

Lost City is located in Hardy County.

Lost City is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lost City: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Lost City ...

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 Lost City and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Basye-Bryce Mountain (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Columbia Furnace (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edinburg (VA)   [Map]   1,063   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Jackson (VA)   [Map]   2,093   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arthur   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lost City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lost City - they are located in California, Kentucky, Nevada and Oklahoma.

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

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 Lost City. 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 Lost City. 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 Lost City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lost City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost City ...

Looking for more information about Lost City? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lost City. 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 Lost City - 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 begins in Lost City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lost City) 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 Lost City. 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 Lost City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9298, Longitude: -78.8342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lost City 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 Lost City.

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