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(Ritchie County)

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The location of White Oak









Welcome to White Oak ...

White Oak is located in Ritchie County.

The location of White Oak has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

White Oak is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for White Oak: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near White Oak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from White Oak and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Auburn   [Map]   90   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ellenboro   [Map]   356   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named White Oak ...

While we believe that this White Oak is located in Ritchie County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named White Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Raleigh and Upshur County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 62 communities that are also named White Oak - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina (7), Ohio (4), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (5) and Wisconsin.

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

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 White Oak. 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 White Oak. 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 White Oak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Oak ...

Looking for more information about White Oak? 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.

Looking for more information about White Oak? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Oak. 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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Oak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- White Oak) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1856, Longitude: -80.9068     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White Oak.

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