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Welcome to Talcott ...

Talcott is located in Summers County<1>.

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

Talcott is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Talcott: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Talcott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Talcott - they are located in Michigan, South Carolina and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Talcott ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Talcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Talcott
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Talcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Talcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
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      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Talcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<6>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Talcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Talcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Forest Hill [Summers County]
    • Bellepoint [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellepoint
      • Bellepoint [Summers County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Talcott
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellepoint

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Talcott ...

Looking for more information about Talcott? 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 Talcott, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Talcott.

Adding Talcott to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Talcott. 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 Summers, 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 Talcott - 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' (or 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- Talcott) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talcott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6515, Longitude: -80.7542       In this case, the coordinates for Talcott 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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