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Sandstone, West Virginia

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The location of Sandstone

Welcome to Sandstone ...

Sandstone is located in Summers County.

The location of Sandstone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Sandstone is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sandstone: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Sandstone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sandstone and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sandstone.

Communities Also Named Sandstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Sandstone - they are located in Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and South Dakota.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sandstone. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sandstone. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sandstone.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sandstone:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandstone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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- Sandstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7710, Longitude: -80.8915     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sandstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sandstone.

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