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Welcome to Young ...

Young is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Young has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Young is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Young: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Young ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Young - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana (3), Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Young ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Young.

  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
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    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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    • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
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    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,139 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
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      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<6>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,263 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
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      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<6>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Jefferson [Kanawha County]
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      • Jefferson [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Young
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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 Young. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Young.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Young. 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 Young.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Young. See our Newspapers Page for Young.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Young ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Young. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Young - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Young) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Young. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6390, Longitude: -81.6768       In this case, the coordinates for Young have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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