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Welcome to Mount Lookout ...

Mount Lookout is located in Nicholas County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Lookout: Mt. Lookout

Mount Lookout is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mount Lookout: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Mount Lookout 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 Mount Lookout 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 Mount Lookout elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Lookout ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mount Lookout - they are located in Kansas and Ohio.

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

Communities near Mount Lookout ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Lookout
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 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<6>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Mount Lookout
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Lookout
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Lookout
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Mount Lookout
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Lookout
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<6>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Mount Lookout
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Lookout
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmond
      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Lookout
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<6>
    • Morrison [Nicholas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
      • Morrison [Nicholas County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Mount Lookout
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Lookout ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Nicholas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Lookout. 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 Nicholas, 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 Mount Lookout - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Lookout) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Lookout. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1668, Longitude: -80.9118       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Lookout 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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