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Racine, West Virginia

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The location of Racine

Welcome to Racine ...

Racine is located in Boone County.

When the people of Racine refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Racineite<1>

Racine is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Racine: 25165<4>

Communities near Racine ...

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 Racine and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belle   [Map]   1,162   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Racine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Racine - they are located in Iowa (2), Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec (3) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Racine. 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 Racine. 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 Racine.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Racine ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Racine. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Racine refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Racine may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Racine - 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 community (such as Racine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Racine 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Racine) 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 Racine. 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 Racine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Racine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1427, Longitude: -81.6590     [Map].

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Racine.

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