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Welcome to Washington Heights ...

Washington Heights is located in Boone County.

A typical abbreviation for Washington Heights: Washington Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Washington Heights is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Washington Heights: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Washington Heights ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Washington Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Danville   [Map]   629   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jeffrey   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mitchell Heights   [Map]   286   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Washington Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Washington Heights - they are located in Alabama, Delaware (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Vermont and Virginia.

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

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 Washington Heights. 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 Washington Heights. 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 Washington Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washington Heights ...

Looking for more information about Washington Heights? 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.

Looking for more information about Washington Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Washington Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Washington Heights.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Washington Heights - 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).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Washington Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Washington Heights) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Washington Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Washington Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0365, Longitude: -81.8330     [Map].

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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 Washington Heights.

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