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Turner, West Virginia
(Kanawha County)

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The location of Turner

Welcome to Turner ...

Turner is located in Kanawha County.

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

Turner is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Turner: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Turner ...

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 Turner and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clay   [Map]   456   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elkview   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Turner ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 41 communities that are also named Turner - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (3) and Washington.

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

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 Turner. 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 Turner. 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 Turner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha 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 Turner - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Turner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4815, Longitude: -81.3112     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turner 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 Turner.

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