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Spangler Factory, West Virginia

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So far, we have found very little information about Spangler Factory. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Spangler Factory to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Spangler Factory, please Contact Us.

Spangler Factory would have been located within present day Raleigh County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Spangler Factory is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Spangler Factory is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Spangler Factory was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Spangler Factory once stood is in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Spangler Factory ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Spangler Factory and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   W   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spangler Factory. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spangler Factory. 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 Spangler Factory.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Spangler Factory, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spangler Factory - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Spangler Factory) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spangler Factory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7432, Longitude: -81.1929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spangler Factory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spangler Factory.

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