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Welcome to Pink ...

Pink is located in Calhoun County<1>.

Pink is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pink: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Pink ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Pink - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Pink ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Pink
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Pink
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<5>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
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    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Pink
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnoldsburg
    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Pink
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnoldsburg
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Triplett [Roane County]
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      • Triplett [Roane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Pink
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triplett have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triplett
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Pink
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Pink
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Russet [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russet
      • Russet [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Pink
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russet have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russet
    • Walnut [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pink
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Creston [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creston
      • Creston [Wirt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Pink
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pink ...

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

Adding Pink to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pink in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pink was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Pink

The Communities of West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pink. 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 Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pink - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pink) 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 Pink. 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 PinkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pink. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7852, Longitude: -81.2203    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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