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Welcome to Salt Rock ...

Salt Rock is located in Cabell County<1>.

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

Salt Rock is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Salt Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Salt Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Salt Rock - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Salt Rock ...

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

  • Huntington [Cabell County]
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    • Huntington [Cabell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Salt Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<6>
  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
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    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Salt Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
  • Barboursville [Cabell County]
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    • Barboursville [Cabell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Salt Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,228 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barboursville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barboursville<6>
  • Milton [Cabell County]
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    • Milton [Cabell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Salt Rock
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wayne [Wayne County]
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      • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<6>
    • Ceredo [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ceredo
      • Ceredo [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,246 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ceredo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ceredo<6>
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
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      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<6>
    • Chesapeake [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
      • Chesapeake [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 696 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<6>
    • Proctorville [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Proctorville
      • Proctorville [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctorville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctorville<6>
    • Crown City [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown City
      • Crown City [Gallia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Salt Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salt Rock ...

Looking for more information about Salt Rock? 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 Salt Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Salt Rock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

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 Cabell, 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 Salt Rock - 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- Salt Rock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3231, Longitude: -82.2210       In this case, the coordinates for Salt Rock 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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