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Welcome to Selwyn ...

Selwyn is located in Mingo County<1>.

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

Selwyn is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Selwyn and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Selwyn: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Selwyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Selwyn - they are located in California, Ontario and Yukon.

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

Communities near Selwyn ...

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

  • Williamson [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Selwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<6>
  • Inez [Martin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
    • Inez [Martin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Selwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<6>
  • Delbarton [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delbarton
    • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Selwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<6>
  • Pilgrim [Martin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrim
    • Pilgrim [Martin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Selwyn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrim
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilsondale [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsondale
      • Wilsondale [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Selwyn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsondale
    • Debord [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Debord
      • Debord [Martin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Selwyn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Debord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Debord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Debord<6>
    • Tomahawk [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomahawk
      • Tomahawk [Martin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Selwyn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomahawk
    • Chattaroy [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chattaroy
      • Chattaroy [Mingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Selwyn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chattaroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattaroy
    • Dingess [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dingess
      • Dingess [Mingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Selwyn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dingess
    • Dunlow [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlow
      • Dunlow [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Selwyn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlow

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selwyn ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Selwyn. 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 Mingo, 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 Selwyn - 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- Selwyn) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selwyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8587, Longitude: -82.3785       In this case, the coordinates for Selwyn 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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