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Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Anawalt is approximately 329 (1990), 226 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 153 (1990), 91 (2010).
The amount of land area in Anawalt is 1.686 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Anawalt to Washington DC is 273 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 70 miles. (as the crow flies)
Anawalt is positioned 37.33 degrees north of the equator and 81.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Named in honor of Colonel Anawalt, who was manager of Union Supply Company, a subsidiary of the United States Steel Company.

Anawalt was named Jeanette prior to being changed to Anawalt. After being named Anawalt there was a Bank called Anawalt Bank. It was closed and was turned into a beautiful home, which is still occupied in 2002. At one time there was an A&P grocery store, a dollar store, a liquor store, a movie theater, a barber shop and a Post Office. John Santy owned the theater. Mr Martin owned the Dollar Store. E.C. Rector owned a grocery store and clothing store. Barney Yates Owned A Grocery store also. There were two schools, one for blacks and one for whites. They went from the first grade to the ninth. After the ninth, you had to go to Gary schools. There were several churches, among them, Baptist, Methodist and Holiness. All the people mentioned here are deceased (2002)
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The incorporation of Anawalt


Anawalt City Government

Town Of Anawalt
Maple St
Anawalt, WV 24808
Phone: 304-383-2993

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