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Welcome to Sinks Grove ...

Sinks Grove is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sinks Grove: Sinks Grv.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Sinks Grove for more information about variations on the name of Sinks Grove.

Sinks Grove is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sinks Grove is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Sinks Grove ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sinks Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sinks Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Sinks Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Sinks Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Sinks Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Sinks Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • Hillsdale [Monroe County]
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      • Hillsdale [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Sinks Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Sinks Grove
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    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
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      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Sinks Grove
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    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
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      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sinks Grove
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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 Sinks Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sinks Grove.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sinks Grove ...

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

Adding Sinks Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sinks Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sinks Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sinks Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sinks Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sinks Grove. 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 Monroe, 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 Sinks Grove - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sinks Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sinks Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6643, Longitude: -80.5409       In this case, the coordinates for Sinks Grove 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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