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Mabscott, West Virginia

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Welcome to Mabscott ...

The town of Mabscott is located in Raleigh County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Mabscott has a population of 1,298 people<1> (see below for details).

Mabscott is 2,370 feet [722 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mabscott is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Mabscott: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mabscott had a population of 1,408 people. This makes Mabscott the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mabscott represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,408 people, the population of Mabscott has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,403 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mabscott had an population of 1,298 people. This is a decrease of 7.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.48% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mabscott.

Communities near Mabscott ...

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

Community   2017
Beaver   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Mabscott. 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 Mabscott. 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 Mabscott.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mabscott ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Mabscott. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mabscott.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mabscott - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Mabscott.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Mabscott. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mabscott) 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 Mabscott. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mabscott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mabscott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7694, Longitude: -81.2132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mabscott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mabscott.


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