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Welcome to Romont ...

Romont is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

Romont is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Romont: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Romont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Romont 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 Romont was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Romont ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Romont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Romont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Romont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Romont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
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      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
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      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<6>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Romont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Romont ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Romont. 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 Fayette, 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 Romont - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Romont) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Romont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1815, Longitude: -81.1040       In this case, the coordinates for Romont 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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