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Welcome to Mullens ...

The city of Mullens is located in Wyoming County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mullens has a population of 1,325 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mullens.

Mullens is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mullens: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mullens had an population of 1,325 people. This is a decrease of 15.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mullens had a population of 1,559 people (or 6.55% of the total population of Wyoming County). This makes Mullens the county's most populous community.

The population of Mullens represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,559 people, the population of Mullens decreased 11.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,769 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mullens.

Adding Mullens 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 Mullens 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 Mullens 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 Mullens on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Mullens ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mullens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<7>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Mullens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<7>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mullens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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    • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mullens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
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      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Mullens
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<7>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
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      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mullens
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Mullens
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Mullens
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mullens
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Bramwell [Mercer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mullens ...

Looking for more information about Mullens? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mullens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mullens.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mullens. 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 Wyoming, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mullens.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mullens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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- Mullens) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mullens. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mullens

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mullens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5807, Longitude: -81.3858       In this case, the coordinates for Mullens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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