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Upper Falls, West Virginia

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Welcome to Upper Falls ...

Upper Falls is located in Kanawha County.

Upper Falls is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Upper Falls: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Upper Falls ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Upper Falls and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Charleston   [Map]   49,138   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,480   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   E   5 miles [8 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,603   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Upper Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Upper Falls - it's located in Maryland.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Upper Falls. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Upper Falls. 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 Upper Falls.

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

Websites for Upper Falls ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Upper Falls ...

Looking for more information about Upper Falls? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Upper Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Upper Falls.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Upper Falls. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Upper Falls.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Upper Falls. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Upper Falls) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Falls. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3429, Longitude: -81.8443     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Falls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Upper Falls.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Upper Falls.