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(Raleigh County)

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Welcome to Wickham ...

Wickham is located in Raleigh County.

Wickham is 2,410 feet [735 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Wickham is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Wickham: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Wickham ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wickham and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wickham ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 4 communities that are also named Wickham - they are located in New Brunswick, Quebec and Virginia.

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

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 Wickham. 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 Wickham. 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 Wickham.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wickham ...

Looking for more information about Wickham? 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 Wickham? 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 Wickham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wickham.

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wickham. 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 Wickham - 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Wickham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wickham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wickham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7823, Longitude: -81.2168     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wickham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Wickham.

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