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School House, West Virginia

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Welcome to School House ...

So far, we have found very little information about School House. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added School House to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with School House, please Contact Us.

School House would have been located within present day Jackson County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for School House is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where School House was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

School House would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near School House ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from School House and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   1,790   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   813   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,262   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mason   [Map]   944   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 School House. 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 School House. 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 School House.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about School House, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around School House - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- School House) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in School House. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8776, Longitude: -81.8737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for School House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for School House.

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