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Welcome to Lowell ...

Lowell is located in Summers County.

When the people of Lowell refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lowellite<1>

Lowell is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Lowell: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Lowell ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lowell and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forest Hill   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lowell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Lowell - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Lowell. 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 Lowell. 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 Lowell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lowell ...

Looking for more information about Lowell? 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.

Looking for more information about Lowell? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lowell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lowell.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lowell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lowell refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lowell may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lowell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Lowell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lowell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6546, Longitude: -80.7290     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lowell.

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