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Seminole, West Virginia
(Summers County)

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The location of Seminole

Welcome to Seminole ...

Seminole is located in Summers County.

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

When the people of Seminole refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Seminolian<2>

Seminole is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Seminole is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Seminole ...

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 Seminole and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Seminole ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Seminole: This one is located in Summers County and the other is located in Harrison County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 10 communities that are also named Seminole - they are located in Alabama, Florida (3), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Seminole. 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 Seminole. 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 Seminole.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seminole ...

Looking for more information about Seminole? 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.

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

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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Seminole refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Seminole may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seminole - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seminole) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seminole. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5551, Longitude: -80.8417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Seminole 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 Seminole.

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