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Roxalana, West Virginia
(Roane County)

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Welcome to Roxalana ...

Roxalana is located in Roane County<1>.

Roxalana is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Roxalana: (304) & (681)<3>

Adding Roxalana to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Roxalana in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Roxalana elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Roxalana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Roxalana: This one is located in Roane County and the other is located in Kanawha County.

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

Communities near Roxalana ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Roxalana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Roxalana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<5>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Roxalana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<5>
  • Clay [Clay County]
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    • Clay [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Roxalana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reedy [Roane County]
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      • Reedy [Roane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Roxalana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
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      • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Roxalana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnoldsburg
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Roxalana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma
    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Roxalana
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    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinson
      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Roxalana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stinson
    • Pigeon [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Roxalana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxalana ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roxalana. 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 Roane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxalana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Roxalana) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roxalana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roxalana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxalana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6933, Longitude: -81.2620    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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