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Pax, West Virginia

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Welcome to Pax ...

The town of Pax is located in Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pax has a population of 157 people<1> (see below for details).

Pax is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Pax: (304) & (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Pax: 25904<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pax had a population of 167 people. This makes Pax the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 167 people, the population of Pax decreased 4.02% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 174 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pax had an population of 157 people. This is a decrease of 5.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pax ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   N   18 miles [29 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pax ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pax - it's located in Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pax. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pax. 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 Pax.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pax ...

Looking for more information about Pax? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Pax? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pax, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pax.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pax. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pax.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Pax). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pax or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Pax. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pax) 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 Pax. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pax. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9098, Longitude: -81.2648     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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