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Welcome to Walton ...

Walton is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Walton is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Walton: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Walton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Walton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Walton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Walton on a Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Walton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Walton ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 30 communities that are also named Walton - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (4), Utah and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Walton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Walton.

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Walton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Walton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Walton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Cicerone [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
    • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Walton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Island Branch [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Branch
      • Island Branch [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Walton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Branch
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Walton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Walton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Walton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Walton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romance
    • Falling Rock [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Rock
      • Falling Rock [Kanawha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Walton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Rock

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Walton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Walton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Walton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Walton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Walton. See our Newspapers Page for Walton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walton ...

Looking for more information about Walton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Walton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Walton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Roane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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 from Point A (ie- Walton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6390, Longitude: -81.4021       In this case, the coordinates for Walton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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