RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Short Gap, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WV
Communities













Census Data for Short Gap ...

As far as we can tell, Short Gap has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Short Gap, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Carpendale [Mineral County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpendale
    • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Short Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpendale
  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
  • Midland [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland
    • Midland [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Short Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
  • Ridgeley [Mineral County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeley
    • Ridgeley [Mineral County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Short Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeley<3>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frostburg
    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Short Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<3>
  • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
  • Barton [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
    • Barton [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Short Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
  • Keyser [Mineral County]
  • Continue List   (453 more) ...
    • Westernport [Allegany County]
    • Wellersburg [Somerset County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellersburg
      • Wellersburg [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Short Gap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellersburg
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
    • Luke [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luke
      • Luke [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Short Gap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luke
    • Romney [Hampshire County]
    • Callimont [Somerset County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callimont
      • Callimont [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Short Gap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callimont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callimont
    • Paw Paw [Morgan County]

Mineral County ...

Short Gap is located in Mineral County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Mineral County.

Miscellaneous Information for Short Gap ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Mineral County or the community of Short Gap:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Short Gap:
    • GNIS ID for Short Gap: 1546727
    • GNIS ID for Mineral County: 1717890
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Short Gap is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Short Gap.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Short Gap) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Short Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Short GapOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Short Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5438, Longitude: -78.8109    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mineral, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021