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Welcome to Midkiff ...

Midkiff is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

Midkiff is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Midkiff: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Midkiff to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Midkiff elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Midkiff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Midkiff - they are located in Louisiana and Texas.

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

Communities near Midkiff ...

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

  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Midkiff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
  • Barboursville [Cabell County]
  • Milton [Cabell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Cabell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Midkiff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
  • Wayne [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayne
    • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Midkiff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapmanville
      • Chapmanville [Logan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Midkiff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapmanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapmanville<6>
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Midkiff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<6>
    • West Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hamlin
      • West Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Midkiff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hamlin
    • Danville [Boone County]
    • Myra [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myra
      • Myra [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Midkiff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myra
    • Sheridan [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Midkiff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midkiff ...

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

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About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.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 Lincoln, 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 Midkiff - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Midkiff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midkiff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1762, Longitude: -82.1788       In this case, the coordinates for Midkiff 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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