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(Gilmer County)

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Welcome to Shock ...

Shock is located in Gilmer County.

Shock is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Shock: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Shock ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Shock and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Shock ...

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

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

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 Shock. 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 Shock. 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 Shock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shock ...

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Gilmer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shock. 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 Shock - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Shock. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7784, Longitude: -80.9665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shock 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 Shock.

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This page was last modified: 15 Oct 2018
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