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The location of Raintown









Welcome to Raintown ...

Raintown is located in Pocahontas County.

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

Raintown is 2,580 feet [786 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Raintown is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Raintown: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Raintown ...

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 Raintown and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Buckeye   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Raintown ...

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

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

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 Raintown. 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 Raintown. 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 Raintown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Raintown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Raintown - 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- Raintown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raintown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1773, Longitude: -80.2304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Raintown 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 Raintown.

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