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Wabash, West Virginia

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Welcome to Wabash ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wabash. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wabash to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wabash, please Contact Us.

Wabash would have been located within present day Mineral County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wabash is 2,550 feet [777 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wabash is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Wabash was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wabash would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Wabash ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Barton (MD)   [Map]   432   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kitzmiller (MD)   [Map]   305   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,128   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wabash ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Wabash - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Virginia and Washington (2).

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

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 Wabash. 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 Wabash. 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 Wabash.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wabash, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wabash. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3279, Longitude: -79.1817     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wabash have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wabash.

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