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Welcome to Shahan ...

Shahan is located in Upshur County<1>.

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

Shahan is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Shahan: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Shahan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Shahan - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Shahan ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Shahan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
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    • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Shahan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
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    • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Shahan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
  • Junior [Barbour County]
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    • Junior [Barbour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Shahan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
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      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Shahan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
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      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Shahan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<6>
    • Helvetia [Randolph County]
    • Queens [Upshur County]
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      • Queens [Upshur County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Shahan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens
    • Goshen [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Shahan
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    • Rock Cave [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Cave
      • Rock Cave [Upshur County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Shahan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Cave

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shahan ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shahan. 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 Upshur, 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 Shahan - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shahan) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shahan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7621, Longitude: -80.1679       In this case, the coordinates for Shahan 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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