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Middle Fork, West Virginia
(Kanawha County)

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Welcome to Middle Fork ...

Middle Fork is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Middle Fork: Middle Frk.

Middle Fork is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Middle Fork: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Middle Fork ...

While we believe that this Middle Fork is located in Kanawha County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Middle Fork. Those communities are located in the following counties: Barbour and Randolph County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Middle Fork - they are located in California, Kentucky (2), North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Middle Fork ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Middle Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
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    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Middle Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Marmet [Kanawha County]
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    • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
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      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
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      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
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      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
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      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Middle Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Middle Fork. 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 Middle Fork.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Middle Fork. See our Newspapers Page for Middle Fork.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middle Fork ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Kanawha, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middle Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Middle Fork) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middle Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3584, Longitude: -81.3226       In this case, the coordinates for Middle Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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