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The location of Pool









Welcome to Pool ...

Pool is located in Nicholas County.

The location of Pool has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Pool is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Pool is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Pool: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Pool ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pool and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pool ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pool - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas and North Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pool. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pool. 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 Pool.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pool ...

Looking for more information about Pool? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Nicholas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pool. 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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pool - 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>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- Pool) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pool. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1637, Longitude: -80.8643     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pool have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pool.

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