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Sutton, West Virginia

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The location of Sutton

Welcome to Sutton ...

The town of Sutton is located in Braxton County and is the County Seat for Braxton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sutton has a population of 988 people<2> (see below for details).

Sutton is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sutton: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sutton had a population of 994 people (which is 6.84% of the total population of Braxton County). This makes Sutton the county's most populous community.

The population of Sutton represents 0.05% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 994 people, the population of Sutton decreased 1.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,011 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sutton had an population of 988 people. This is a decrease of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.27% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sutton.

Communities near Sutton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Arnett   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sutton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Sutton - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont and Washington.

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

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 Sutton. 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 Sutton. 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 Sutton. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sutton ...

Looking for more information about Sutton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sutton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sutton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sutton - 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 '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- Sutton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sutton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sutton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sutton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6663, Longitude: -80.7115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sutton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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