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Welcome to Snow Hill ...

Snow Hill is located in Nicholas County<1>.

Snow Hill is 2,690 feet [820 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Snow Hill is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Snow Hill: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Snow Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Snow Hill: This one is located in Nicholas County and the other is located in Kanawha County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 26 communities that are also named Snow Hill - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Florida, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (5), Ohio (2), Tennessee, Texas (4) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Snow Hill ...

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

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<5>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<5>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<5>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<5>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<5>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
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      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Carl [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carl
      • Carl [Nicholas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Snow Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carl have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carl

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snow Hill ...

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

Adding Snow Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Snow Hill 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 Snow Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Snow Hill. 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 Nicholas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Snow Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Snow Hill) 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 Snow Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Snow HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snow Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1353, Longitude: -80.7814    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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