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Welcome to Mound ...

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

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


Mound would have been located within present day Kanawha County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mound is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Mound once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Mound ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mound and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Belle   [Map]   1,162   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mound - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon and Texas.

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

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 Mound. 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 Mound. 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 Mound.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Mound, 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 Mound - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mound) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3715, Longitude: -81.7090     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mound 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 Mound.

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