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Walkers Crossing, West Virginia

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Welcome to Walkers Crossing ...

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

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

Walkers Crossing would have been located within present day Wood County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Walkers Crossing: Walkers Xing.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Walkers Crossing for more information about variations on the name of Walkers Crossing.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Walkers Crossing is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Walkers Crossing ...

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 Walkers Crossing and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   279   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Walkers Crossing ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Walkers Crossing - they are located in Kentucky and South Carolina.

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

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 Walkers Crossing. 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 Walkers Crossing. 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 Walkers Crossing.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkers Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2379, Longitude: -81.6876     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walkers Crossing 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 Walkers Crossing.

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