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Welcome to Riverlake ...

Riverlake is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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

Riverlake is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Riverlake: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities near Riverlake ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Riverlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,879 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Riverlake
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Riverlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
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    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Riverlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,389 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of Riverlake
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Riverlake
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
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      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Riverlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield 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 Winfield<6>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Riverlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor 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 Eleanor<6>
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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      • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Riverlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
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      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Riverlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverlake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Kanawha, 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 Riverlake - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverlake) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverlake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3676, Longitude: -81.8510       In this case, the coordinates for Riverlake 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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