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Welcome to Mabscott ...

The town of Mabscott is located in Raleigh County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mabscott has a population of 1,267 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mabscott.

Mabscott is 2,370 feet [722 m] above sea level.<4> 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

Telephone area codes for Mabscott: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mabscott had an population of 1,267 people. This is a decrease of 10.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.69% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Mabscott ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Mabscott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<7>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Mabscott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<7>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mabscott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<7>
  • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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    • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Mabscott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mabscott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<7>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
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      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Mabscott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
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      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mabscott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodell
    • Pax [Fayette County]
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      • Pax [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Mabscott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax
    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmond
      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Mabscott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<7>
    • Beaver [Raleigh County]

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mabscott.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mabscott. See our Newspapers 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 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 Mabscott, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mabscott.

Adding Mabscott to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mabscott in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mabscott was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Mabscott on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for West Virginia (1956).

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

Mentions & References for Mabscott

Communities in West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mabscott. 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 Raleigh, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mabscott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mabscott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MabscottOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mabscott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7694, Longitude: -81.2132       In this case, the coordinates for Mabscott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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