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Welcome to Oak Hill ...

The city of Oak Hill is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oak Hill has a population of 8,098 people<3> (see below for details).

Oak Hill is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oak Hill: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oak Hill had an population of 8,098 people. This is an increase of 4.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Hill had a population of 7,730 people (which is 16.79% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Oak Hill the county's most populous community.

The population of Oak Hill represents 0.42% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,730 people, the population of Oak Hill increased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,589 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oak Hill.

Communities Also Named Oak Hill ...

While we believe that this Oak Hill is located in Fayette County, we know of another 3 West Virginia communities named Oak Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Calhoun, Grant and Jackson County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 96 communities that are also named Oak Hill - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (2), California, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Maine (4), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (14), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (7) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Oak Hill ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<7>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
  • Ansted [Fayette County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
    • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<7>
  • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<7>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Handley [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Handley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Handley
      • Handley [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Handley

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oak Hill. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oak Hill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Hill ...

Looking for more information about Oak Hill? 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 Oak Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oak Hill.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Hill. 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 Fayette, 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 Oak Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Hill - 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 '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- Oak Hill) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9846, Longitude: -81.1519       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Hill 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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