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Welcome to Salt Lick ...

Salt Lick is located in Preston County<1>.

Salt Lick is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Salt Lick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Salt Lick - they are located in Kentucky and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Salt Lick ...

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

  • Kingwood [Preston County]
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    • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<5>
  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Park
    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
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    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Terra Alta [Preston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
    • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<5>
    • Reedsville [Preston County]
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      • Reedsville [Preston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reedsville<5>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
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      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<5>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
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      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<5>
    • Masontown [Preston County]
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      • Masontown [Preston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 537 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<5>
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Lynn Heights
      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salt Lick ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Salt Lick. 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 Preston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Salt Lick - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Salt Lick) 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 Salt Lick. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Salt LickOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Lick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3923, Longitude: -79.5970    
<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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