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Sullivan, West Virginia
(Raleigh County)

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The location of Sullivan

Welcome to Sullivan ...

Sullivan is located in Raleigh County.

The location of Sullivan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Sullivan is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Sullivan is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Sullivan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sullivan and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Matoaka   [Map]   210   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sullivan ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 32 communities that are also named Sullivan - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Sullivan. 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 Sullivan. 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 Sullivan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sullivan ...

Looking for more information about Sullivan? 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sullivan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sullivan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sullivan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7037, Longitude: -81.1943     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sullivan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sullivan.

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