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Welcome to Red House ...

Red House is located in Putnam County<1>.

The location of Red House has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Red House is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Red House: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Red House ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Red House - they are located in Maryland, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Red House ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,036 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
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    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Red House
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hurricane [Putnam County]
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      • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,389 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
    • Milton [Cabell County]
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      • Milton [Cabell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,263 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
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      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<6>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Red House
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red House ...

Looking for more information about Red House? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Red House, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Red House.

Adding Red House to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Red House 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 Red House was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Putnam County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Red House. 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 Putnam, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red House - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red House) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red House. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5393, Longitude: -81.8968       In this case, the coordinates for Red House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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