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Welcome to Shelton ...

Shelton is located in Clay County.

Shelton is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Shelton: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Shelton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clay   [Map]   456   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Handley   [Map]   325   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Shelton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Shelton - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shelton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shelton. 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 Shelton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelton ...

Looking for more information about Shelton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Shelton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Shelton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Shelton.

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Clay County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shelton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Shelton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shelton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shelton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4315, Longitude: -81.1951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shelton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shelton.

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