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Welcome to Mayton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mayton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Mayton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mayton, please Contact Us.


Mayton would have been located within present day Webster County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mayton is 2,590 feet [789 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mayton is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Mayton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mayton would have been located in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Mayton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mayton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Mayton - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Kansas and Mississippi.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mayton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mayton. 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 Mayton.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mayton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mayton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6898, Longitude: -80.2892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mayton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mayton.

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