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Walker Hill, West Virginia

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Welcome to Walker Hill ...

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

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

Walker Hill would have been located within present day Greenbrier County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Walker Hill is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Walker Hill is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

If Walker Hill still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Walker Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brushy Junction - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Peaser Junction - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Walker Hill ...

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

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

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 Walker Hill. 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 Walker Hill. 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 Walker Hill.

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

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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 Walker Hill, 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 Walker Hill - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walker Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0301, Longitude: -80.7262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walker Hill 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 Walker Hill.

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