Welcome to Wilsontown ...
Wilsontown is located in Upshur County<1>.
Wilsontown is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Wilsontown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Wilsontown: (304) & (681)<3>
Communities near Wilsontown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wilsontown.
- Buckhannon [Upshur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
- Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Wilsontown
- Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<5>
- Weston [Lewis County]
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- Weston [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilsontown
- Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<5>
- Burnsville [Braxton County]
- Flatwoods [Braxton County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
- Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Wilsontown
- Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<5>
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- Hoover Town [Upshur County]
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- Hoover Town [Upshur County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Wilsontown
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town
- Abbott [Upshur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
- Abbott [Upshur County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Wilsontown
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- Cleveland [Webster County]
- Goshen [Upshur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
- Goshen [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Wilsontown
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- Helvetia [Randolph County]
- Hacker Valley [Webster County]
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 Wilsontown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilsontown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilsontown. 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 Wilsontown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilsontown. See our Newspapers Page for Wilsontown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilsontown ...
Looking for more information about Wilsontown? 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 Wilsontown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wilsontown.
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|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Upshur, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilsontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<3>||Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).|
|<4>||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- Wilsontown) 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 Wilsontown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilsontown
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilsontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8214, Longitude: -80.3389
|<5>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<6>||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.|