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Wildcat, West Virginia
(Lewis County)

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The location of Wildcat

Welcome to Wildcat ...

Wildcat is located in Lewis County.

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

Wildcat is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Wildcat ...

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 Wildcat and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Addison   [Map]   688   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   W   18 miles [29 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wildcat ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 12 communities that are also named Wildcat - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.

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

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 Wildcat. 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 Wildcat. 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 Wildcat.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wildcat ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Lewis County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Wildcat - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wildcat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wildcat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7534, Longitude: -80.4381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wildcat 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 Wildcat.

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