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Tomahawk, West Virginia

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The location of Tomahawk

Welcome to Tomahawk ...

Tomahawk is located in Berkeley County.

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

Tomahawk is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tomahawk: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Tomahawk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Tomahawk and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Funkstown (MD)   [Map]   877   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hancock (MD)   [Map]   1,548   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Keedysville (MD)   [Map]   1,174   E   18 miles [29 km]
Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]   639   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   2,113   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Tomahawk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Tomahawk - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Tomahawk. 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 Tomahawk. 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 Tomahawk.

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

Websites for Tomahawk ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tomahawk ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Berkeley County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Tomahawk - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tomahawk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomahawk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5304, Longitude: -78.0469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tomahawk 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 Tomahawk.

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